Is this going to be a huge problem?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by micmse, Apr 18, 2012.

  1. micmse

    micmse Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 18, 2010
    St. Louis
    I am a classroom teacher and each year we incubate eggs as part of our life cycle unit. I place the eggs in the incubator yesterday at 4 and everything is going great.

    The one catch is I have a shipment of bantam eggs that we thought would arrive on Monday but as of last night they were still not here. I tracked the package down and hope to have them this afternoon/evening. My bantams typically hatch early so is it going to be a huge deal that they may go into the incubator 24+ hours later than the others? What should I do about lock down?

  2. madamwlf

    madamwlf Nevermore Acres

    Aug 22, 2010
    Mount Airy, MD
    Putting eggs into lockdown a day or two early is fine. I've done that before with no issues.

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