Day 18 lockdown question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Roxannemc, Jun 5, 2012.

  1. Roxannemc

    Roxannemc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks again to AT Hagan for more info ... helpful! And i need it!!!
    Cant tell much as mine are brown but will candle tonite before i lock down
    .Now looking at a chart someone put up says day 1 is the day you set them if it is in the morning..!What are you doing chickenlover? Did you lock down yet ?
    Lucky you that is great... a lot of close up help
     
  2. ChickenLover WI

    ChickenLover WI Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 2 diff temp going a really nice digital one that reads humidity and temp that is the one saying 99.6 but the really cool one that touches egg that is suppose to be better said it is at 98.0 and made for a incubator? Now it say 72% and temp at 99.8 and incubator one says 98.1 and it is touching the egg.
     
  3. ChickenLover WI

    ChickenLover WI Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am doing right now for lock down just trying to get temp right and perfect for the little guys!
     
  4. ChickenLover WI

    ChickenLover WI Chillin' With My Peeps

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    now back at 99.6 and 72% humidity for me ahhh just right ok I can kinda stop freaking out maybe lol !!!!!!!!!!!!!1
     
  5. Roxannemc

    Roxannemc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe i should start too.Probably better a high humidity early than late. if you started onthe 18th too at 9;30 am...we are the same so...gues i will. HERE we GO!!!
     
  6. ChickenLover WI

    ChickenLover WI Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hagon have a qustion for you if I have 6 frizzle due 1 day later then these ones can I also put them under lock down 1 day early?
     
  7. ChickenLover WI

    ChickenLover WI Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok I just put the 6 frizzle eggs in lock down with the others we will see it is only 1 day early for them so I don't see the big problem with doing so so I just did can't wait!!!!!!
     
  8. Roxannemc

    Roxannemc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well just candled all my eggs before locking down..BOOO...think all have died.
    They looked 3/4 or more full at 9 days like they should have but now none look that full Lots of clear space...Think all have died. they al lweigh 1.8 oz. now Dont know what a viable egg at 18 days should weigh but thats mine.
    I dont know why as i was meticulous on eveything except the humidity went down to 20 like 4 times during this 18 day period didnt think it was down long but it was during the night so who knows.it drops pretty fast when it drops though Not one egg of 7 looks chock full of darknes only about 1./2 to 1/3rd full in fact less than they were at 10 days . l. am so disappointed
    Stil have them in the bator until i check some photos but i have earlier and iam wishful thinking as i know they should be crammed full of baby. and movning andd i dont see it.
    So back to buying some eggs again today..
    Good luck Chickenlover Sure yours will do better than this!
     
  9. ChickenLover WI

    ChickenLover WI Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would just leave them in there just in case. That would be just awful if they don't turn out for you!
     
  10. Roxannemc

    Roxannemc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I AM LEAvING THEM IN.
    MIGHT AS WELLGO ALLTHE WAY NOW.GET USE TO GETTING THE HUMIDITY RIGHT practice anyway even if they are dead ..The lady i got them from said dont give up yet also.But i am watching the auctions to buy more as we speak
    GRRR i wlll get one hatching egglet if it kills me..... eventually !!
     

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