Can I do lockdown at day 13?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chickencrazy999, Sep 29, 2013.

  1. chickencrazy999

    chickencrazy999 Chillin' With My Peeps

    605
    8
    103
    Apr 6, 2013
    England, UK
    Hello so I have 9 quail eggs in the incubator and it is now day 13 and I was wondering if I could do the lock down today they take 15-17 days to hatch thanks
     
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

    23,607
    1,333
    396
    Jul 24, 2013
    Yes, I think that would be fine. You usually lock-down 2-3 days before hatch, but I don't see how doing it one day early would make a difference.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by