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What to do about the storm, possible power outages & eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Chickadee93, Oct 28, 2012.

  1. Chickadee93

    Chickadee93 Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 1, 2009
    I don't have a generator and I'm really worried that if the power goes out for any length of time my 15 little eggs that JUST got their visible embryos (1 week old now) are gonna die...it's a styrofoam incubator so I was thinking as soon as the power goes out (if it does) I'll keep the lid tightly closed and maybe insulate it with something else...dunno what.

    What else should I do??
  2. MarineCorpFarmr

    MarineCorpFarmr Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 9, 2012
    AL/TN Stateline
    My Coop
    Battery backup systems will last you a little while, but a small generator really would be your best bet.
  3. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2010
    Glasgow, KY
    And if the power is only gonna be out for a few hours, grab all the women you know and have them stuff eggs in their bra!
    Sounds funny, but it works in a pinch! [​IMG]

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