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HELP!!My chicks are due on Wednesday and I forgot about lockdown :(

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ChickChick0811, Mar 27, 2012.

  1. ChickChick0811

    ChickChick0811 Out Of The Brooder

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    I rotated them this morning and when I went down there is a lot of peeping and 3 are hatching. I had 22 fertile so I hope I didn't kill any. When should I open the vents? Now or when I wake up? EEEKKKK I can't remember[​IMG]
     
  2. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Chicken Obsessed

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    I don't know - I've had the vent plugs out of my incubator for the whole time. Lockdown is tomorrow for me. They do need good ventilation, so I'd open at least one, but making sure the humidity stays up.
     
  3. ChickChick0811

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    Thanks I opened them and adjusted my temperature back slowly. Thanks for your help!
     
  4. ChickChick0811

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    Good luck with your chicks!
     

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