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First time in Lock Down....!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by HappyBC, Feb 18, 2013.

  1. HappyBC

    HappyBC Out Of The Brooder

    I started with 24 eggs...18 are going into lockdown today. I am pretty excited...hope everything goes alright!
    Wish me luck!
     
  2. ChucktheChick

    ChucktheChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have my fingers crossed for you!!!!!!!! You are in my thoughts! Keep me updated!!!!:fl
     
  3. ChucktheChick

    ChucktheChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh BTW...... :welcome
     
  4. HappyBC

    HappyBC Out Of The Brooder

    I have 2 pipped...one cracked..and 2 wigglers!
    I can hear chirping...very excited!
     
  5. chefchick

    chefchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] How many chicks?????
     
  6. HappyBC

    HappyBC Out Of The Brooder

    2 so far! They run around the incubator..bashing into all the other eggs...chirping away....then they collapse into a deep sleep.
    is it alright that they are crashing all the other eggs together?
     
  7. ChucktheChick

    ChucktheChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats!!!!!! That is great! You should make sure they are dry and then put them into the brooder. Just so they don't mess up the other eggs' hatching positions. Hope you get other eggs to hatch!
     
  8. satay

    satay oz-e-chick

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    Leave them in the bator. They wont hurt the other eggs. You can leave them in there for up to 48hours after they hatch. You will do more damage opening the bator while the others are trying to hatch,
     

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