I need fast help!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by fortkevin10, Jan 16, 2014.

  1. fortkevin10

    fortkevin10 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 4 eggs in my incubator. 2 of them were put in the incubator a day after the other two. I didn't really think it through. They are all developing, so when should I go into lockdown? Day 18 for the oldest 2 or day 18 for the youngest two? Thanks!! :D
     
  2. granny hatchet

    granny hatchet Tastes like chicken Premium Member

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    the oldest, or the ones you put in first. turning eggs is to prevent sticking, one day is not going to matter. the younger ones will not stick now
     
  3. Farmer Viola

    Farmer Viola Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would stop turning on the first egg's day 18, stopping turning early isn't much of a worry.

    I would hold back on increasing the humidity for 1 day, or until the first internal pip is seen.
    that way you aren't adding too water much too soon...
     
  4. granny hatchet

    granny hatchet Tastes like chicken Premium Member

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    ahh, and you taught me that with your guide. lol
     
  5. Farmer Viola

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  6. fortkevin10

    fortkevin10 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you all! Lockdown in 2 days :jumpy
     

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