I Broke The Lockdown Rule!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Griffin Nest, Jun 2, 2011.

  1. Griffin Nest

    Griffin Nest Songster

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    Today, I noticed the temperature was 104 and it's lockdown!!!!! I opened the incubator to let out the air and decreased the thermostat setting. I panicked!!! I candled them and they were all moving around still.

    Will the sudden drop of humidity dry up the membrane??? I sure do NOT want that happening [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    You can get a mister and mist the eggs. I have done that with no problems.
     
  3. ginbart

    ginbart Crowing

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    If none of the eggs have pipped yet you should be all right. But remember it will go up when they start to hatch so don't open it when they do. [​IMG]

    Do not open the bator, now you say this. [​IMG]

    I've been there done that is not a fun time.
     
  4. Griffin Nest

    Griffin Nest Songster

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    yeah pip day is tomorrow and hatch day is on saturday [​IMG]
    all 5 are doing well and i saw one move!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! and it was a different one than i saw move yesterday!! i keep anxiously waiting beside the incubator to hear a chirp or something [​IMG] but i got homework. a 5 paragraph essay and a powerpoint [​IMG] perfect time for the teacher to assign this right?
     

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