Will my eggs still hatch.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Lochy, Aug 2, 2013.

  1. Lochy

    Lochy New Egg

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    Hey I have my eggs incubating in an esky I put together. I've used a heat cord and put a dish of water in for humidity and a sponge. I'm using a temperature probe and a thermostat attatched to the heat cord. I've had the eggs in there for a few days but unfortunately the thermostat stopped working today and the esky was running at temps of about 45 for about an hour. Should I throw these eggs away and just start using some new eggs. I've only got 6 eggs in the incubator as that's all I could fit.
    Any advice is appreciated.
     
  2. Lochy

    Lochy New Egg

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    45 degrees Celsius. I.e 113 degrees Fahrenheit. Thanks
     
  3. IrishAcreFarm

    IrishAcreFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would wait a day or two and candle them. There is a high chance that could have been too hot for two long, but I would not give up until the candling proved it. You never know!
     
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  4. Lochy

    Lochy New Egg

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    Cheer that is very good advice, stupid I know, but I didn't even think of that myself. I just thought i would have to wait 2.5 weeks but I should be able to tell over the next couple of days, do you know around what day into incubation that the veins appear when candling? Thankyou
     
  5. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Usually by 7 days I think you can see veining.
     
  6. IrishAcreFarm

    IrishAcreFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will keep my fingers crossed for you!! Let me know how it goes :)
     

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