can I lockdown a day early

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by gcjbabbott, Sep 22, 2011.

  1. gcjbabbott

    gcjbabbott Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 11, 2011
    I am going out of town the day before lockdown and i am afraid to let my brother who will be pet sitting handle the eggs . He has no clue what to do so i thought maybee it will be fine i could lockdown before i left so i dont have to worry any advice.
  2. loanwizard

    loanwizard Chillin' With My Peeps

    I would add my water to get the humidity up there just before I left and lock it down. I am no pro, but 1 day....
  3. Gypsy07

    Gypsy07 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2010
    Glasgow, Scotland
    Yup, go for it. One day will make almost no difference. I'd do it myself and not worry in the slightest. Good luck!
  4. yinepu

    yinepu Overrun With Chickens

    going into lockdown a day early is better than going in late... right now I have muscovy eggs in lockdown a few days early.. mainly because I think they aren't going to last the entire 35 days (gut instinct at work again)
    so sure.. go ahead and put them in lockdown a day early!

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