Anyone else due for lockdown?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bkwurth, Feb 21, 2011.

  1. bkwurth

    bkwurth Chillin' With My Peeps

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    2am is the start of day 18. I just added a sponge and hope to have the humidity up by lockdown. This is my first time hatching with an incubator. I have always let the hens do their job. These eggs came in the mail. I started with 31 and i'm down to 24. I'm not 100% sure they are all still alive but today I have seen 12 eggs moving! I very excited and a little scared. I will let you know how it turns out.
    Thanks, Kathy
     
  2. AZBootsie

    AZBootsie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just locked down. This is my first hatch also, and mostly shipped eggs. I started with 24, 19 are in there now. Movement was good in 10....the others I am not sure of. The next couple of days are gonna be looong!!
     
  3. kelseygirl707

    kelseygirl707 Dances with Chickens

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    I am in Lockdown, 3 due yesterday 2 of which have hatched and 1 due tomorrow.
     
  4. gumbii

    gumbii Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you guys are so lucky... i have to wait like... forever to go into lock down... sigh...
     
  5. WhiteMountainsRanch

    WhiteMountainsRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm in my 2nd day of lockdown... babies due any minute!!! [​IMG]
     
  6. HiTekRdNek

    HiTekRdNek New Egg

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    I'm in day 2 of lockdown. 2 hatched already and 6 more pipped. 1 still waiting.
    I started with 12 and found 3 weren't fertile. So my hatch rate is pretty good this time around.
    I'll upload a pic tomorrow.
     
  7. bkwurth

    bkwurth Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for making me feel a little better knowing i'm not alone. LOL
     
  8. HiTekRdNek

    HiTekRdNek New Egg

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    Glad to help. But, Really I find this time very exciting.
    It's the beginning of a new life that I have played a huge part in making happen.
    It's not god like somebody else has that role. But, It sure is empowering.
    Guess it's just the farm-boy in me.
     

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