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Emergency help needed-miscalculated lock down date

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mener6896, Apr 17, 2011.

  1. mener6896

    mener6896 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I forgot to write my set up date on the calendar, and I thought today was lock down. When I went to lockdown and add water for humidity, I already had 4 pips. They were in an auto turner, and the humidity was only at 30 percent. I got the turner out and added water as fast as I could, but will the hatch still be successful? Please give me some good news...[​IMG]
     
  2. Higins00

    Higins00 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you have 4 pips, thats good! Let us know
     
  3. lockedhearts

    lockedhearts It's All About Chicken Math

    Apr 29, 2007
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    I have completely forgotten hatches before and had chicks hatch in the turner, they were fine.
     
  4. chickengrl

    chickengrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think they will be totally fine. I have read of folks doing the same thing and no problems! Let us know how it works. [​IMG]
     
  5. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm Premium Member

    Should be fine.
     
  6. mener6896

    mener6896 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so relieved...I recently lost 25 birds to coyotes, and put these in to start rebuilding my flock. I couldn't imagine having another loss...
    I'll let you all know how it goes.
     
  7. lockedhearts

    lockedhearts It's All About Chicken Math

    Apr 29, 2007
    Georgia
    Quote:I bet even some broodies have miscalculated Lock-Down.......
     

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