I think I messed up...help please?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Islandmom511, Aug 1, 2011.

  1. Islandmom511

    Islandmom511 Chirping

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    I am hatching pekins (28 day incubation) for the first time. Today is day 25 and I thought I was supposed to go to lockdown today so I haven't turned the eggs since 8 a.m. (or opened the lid)...and just now I realized was I supposed to go into lockdown on day 26 instead? I set them on Thursday August 7th around 2 p.m. Help please! Should i give them a turn and make tomorrow lockdown? As of last night they are both moving like crazy (when candled) and pushing at the airsack so I don't want to disturb them if they are making progress...
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Sounds as if they are right on track. I would leave them alone. Good luck for a successful hatch.
     
  3. Islandmom511

    Islandmom511 Chirping

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    Quote:Thank you for the quick reply [​IMG][​IMG] Any hatching tips? Do they usually pip before day 28 and take a few days to come out? When shoudl I see movement, pips or hear chirping?
     
  4. mstricer

    mstricer Crowing

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    Good luck I want duckies really bad.
     

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