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Counting Day 1

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by BirdNerd101, Feb 22, 2015.

  1. BirdNerd101

    BirdNerd101 Chirping

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    So if i were to set eggs on lets say the 3rd of april at 7:00 AM, The START of day 1 would be on april 4th at 7am? Then you would turn them one last time on the night of april 28th, and they would hatch on march 1st? Is that right?
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  2. Amykins

    Amykins Crowing

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    If you set them at 7:00 AM, that's the first day. If you'd set them at 7:00 PM, then the NEXT day would be day 1. Does that make sense?
     
  3. BirdNerd101

    BirdNerd101 Chirping

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    Yes, last time when i set them at 7:00 am they hatched a day later than expected an one needed to be assisted cause it was wrongly positioned. Thats why i thought i was wrong and turned them too early for lockdown. So lock down starts on day 26 so you turn them one final time the night of day 25?
     
  4. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Day zero is the day you set them and day one is 24 hours later.

    -Kathy
     

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