Guineas are going into lockdown a day early!

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by MuranoFarms, May 24, 2010.

  1. MuranoFarms

    MuranoFarms Songster

    Nov 14, 2009
    Boyers, Pa
    From now on, I am putting them into lockdown a day early! Last night I went to put the eggs in the hatcher....2 pips! Last time 1 hatched in the egg turner in the bator, and another was pipped! I hate moving them after they pip because then I worry about them being shrink wrapped! I can't let them hatch in the bator because the humidity might ruin my other eggs that aren't due yet. Now I'm going to spend the next 2 days hovering over the hatcher and worrying because they started to hatch before lockdown.

    So that's it! from now on...they go to lockdown a day early!
  2. chickenlittle32

    chickenlittle32 Songster

    Apr 19, 2009
    Rayne Louisiana
    When I put mine in when someone asks how long they take to hatchI always say anywhere from day 24-28. I always have them start haching on day 24.

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