All my eggs are moving at day 17!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by gameboygal12, Mar 21, 2013.

  1. gameboygal12

    gameboygal12 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 24, 2010
    I'm incubating eggs in my new Brinsea Mini Advance incubator, and all the eggs have been moving a lot since day 15, but they're moving especially a lot today!![​IMG] So my question is, does this mean that they're getting ready to pip and should I go ahead and put them in lock down mode, or is it normal for them to move this much and should lock down on day 19?
  2. JoeyOsborne

    JoeyOsborne Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 20, 2013
    Cornwall, England, U.K
    on the information i have read about this as my eggs have never moved early you meant to carry on till day 19 before lockdown as the chicks will stop moving as they get tired easily, so i would leave it till say 19 but i will leave it to you as i am not a professional in incubation! best wishes[​IMG]
  3. ReeseTheChick

    ReeseTheChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 10, 2011
    Just continue on like normal.That's what I did. This happened to me on one of my hatches, and then on day 18 I got a chick! I was shocked because I didn't even expect the little bugger to hatch for a few more days! :)

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