I have to go out of state on Day 17/18

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Mom 2em All, May 9, 2008.

  1. Mom 2em All

    Mom 2em All Songster

    Apr 20, 2008
    Southeast Michigan
    I have to go out of state for my daughters graduation, I had no idea I was staying overnight. My husband pulled a "me" on me. He looked at me blankly and said, "You already knew about it"..."I did too tell you". ..(I have done this to him with additonal critters around here..he isnt as good at it as I am, though [​IMG] )

    Now I have a question. My eggs are in a turner. My temp has been pretty constant-between 100.7 and 101.0 - do I leave them in the turner until I get home? None of them should hatch out that early,,, I worry about the turner with a hatched chick. However, I really am worried about stopping the turner that early. We will be leaving very early in the morning on Day 17 and returning late the next night.
    (ACKKKKKK- I am leaving baby peeps too...but I will stock their food and hope for the best.)
  2. Just-Like-Hatching

    Just-Like-Hatching Songster

    Mar 23, 2008
    Dothan, AL
    I have miscounted and moved eggs out the turner to the hatcher a day early and it had no bad effect on the hatch.

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