If I set my eggs on Feb 25th...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Lroach711, Mar 10, 2011.

  1. Lroach711

    Lroach711 Songster

    Mar 17, 2010
    Pickens, SC
    what day would I go into lockdown? I put them in the incubator about 6 am on feb 25th. Monday the 14th or Tuesday the 15th?? I just wasn't sure which day to consider day 1. Thanks in advance!
  2. Newbie_Hatcher

    Newbie_Hatcher In the Brooder

    Nov 10, 2010
    I posted a similar question on a different site and was told day 1 starts after 24 hours of incubation.. so I guess the 15th.. Good luck with your hatch!
  3. Hi! The 18th will be Day 21, so the 15th will be Day 18. I would probably turn one last time the morning of the 15th.
    What're you hatching?
    Good luck!
  4. Long Last Farm

    Long Last Farm Songster

    Apr 30, 2010
    Southern Tier, NY
    This is good to know, because I set my eggs the same day! I am planning to lockdown around noon on the 15th, since I set them at noon on feb 25th. This is my first hatch in my new Brinsea eco 20. I started with 24 eggs from my own flock of EE's, cuckoo marans, New Hampshires. and Wellies. I have 19 left that look pretty good. Good luck to you! I hope we both get GREAT results.
  5. Lroach711

    Lroach711 Songster

    Mar 17, 2010
    Pickens, SC
    Thanks all!

    Quote:This is my first time hatching so I kept my numbers low..I got 11 eggs and 7 developed. Out of the 7 there are 4 French Blue Copper Marans, 1 B/B/S Orpington, and 2 Blue Laced Red Wyandottes. I'm soo hoping all 7 end up hatching. They were shipped eggs so I figured 7 out of 11 was pretty good.

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