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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by roocrazy, Jan 16, 2011.

  1. roocrazy

    roocrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 11, 2009
    minnesota!!!!
    which day is better to go into lockdown?
    thanks for any input!!!
     
  2. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm Premium Member

    18 unless you here chirping before.
     
  3. Higins00

    Higins00 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree day 18
     
  4. Baralak

    Baralak Chillin' With My Peeps

    The END of the completed 17th day which would start the 18th day.

    Unless you hear cheeping and or they are serama eggs in which you would lockdown on the END of day 16 start of day 17
     
  5. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Morning of the 18th day. (Or whatever time you set yours)
     
  6. roocrazy

    roocrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 11, 2009
    minnesota!!!!
    12:00 midnight exactly on new years
     
  7. terrilhb

    terrilhb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 11, 2010
    Georgia
    Mine go into lockdown Tuesday at 8pm. So excitied I can hardly stand it. Good luck [​IMG]
     
  8. texaschickmom

    texaschickmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not meaning to be difficult, but if you lockdown on the 18th day, isn't that a 4 day lockdown? 18, 19, 20, 21? I've not incubated yet, so want to get it right.
     
  9. roocrazy

    roocrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 11, 2009
    minnesota!!!!
    does it have to be the exact time??
     
  10. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    You know what? If I set the eggs at night, and I start lockdown in the morning on the 18th day, I don't really worry about it. Too many people get all fired up about exact times and such, and I just don't. If your temps and humidity are good, they are gonna hatch, no matter the time you lock them down.
     

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