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whats the coolest your eggs can get?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by BlueBirdChick, Dec 3, 2010.

  1. BlueBirdChick

    BlueBirdChick On Vacation

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    Okay last night for some stupid reason my incubator decided to drop its temp to the low 70s. And the chicks in there are pretty well developed inside the egg. Should I toss them or are they going to be okay??? I hope that they arent dead ???

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  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging

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    I assume it was that cold for quite some time?
     
  3. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

    leave them- momma gets off in any weather for awhile.
     
  4. BeccaB00

    BeccaB00 Songster

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    They SHOULD be fine. [​IMG] The eggs should hold their temp longer anyways, so more than likely the eggs were way warmer then 70 [​IMG]
     
  5. BlueBirdChick

    BlueBirdChick On Vacation

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    ty everyone
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    Its just so frustrating cause they were like that all night long. Teaches me not to check on them before I go to bed..
     
  6. abhaya

    abhaya Songster

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    [​IMG] let us know what happens
     
  7. iluvsedward

    iluvsedward Crowing

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    My incubator is in my room so if it did go off I would figure out soon [​IMG]
     

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