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Will they hatch if temp went down on the day they were due to hatch?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by beretta123, Mar 23, 2016.

  1. beretta123

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    This is my first try at hatching chickens. Twenty hatched yesterday and the. Over night the dial for the thermostat must have been bumped and the temp dropped a few degrees. Do they still have a chance? I'm so sad and worried?
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Do you have any that didn't hatch yet? Get the temp back up where is belongs - I don't think it was low enough, long enough to adversely affect your hatch. But in general cooler temps may delay hatch date a little.

    Have you moved the dry chicks to a brooder with heat lamp?
     
  3. beretta123

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    Yes and they are as happy and as cute as can be!
     
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  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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