Lock Down on tuesday!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lincolnsilkies, Oct 4, 2011.

  1. lincolnsilkies

    lincolnsilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm so excited but nervous at the same time i will go in lock down in the morning i just want to make sure this is right as i have read several 100's of post!Remove egg turner, use a sponge to keep humidity around 65 do not open the incubator lay some of the shelving stuff on the bottom of the wire i read that some where now what about the paper cups i have see people cut down and put the egg in good idea or not? i know everyone has their own way of doing things but since this is my first time i'm listening to ya all on what do to and by the way thank you all for all the help!!![​IMG]:jumpy
     
  2. SkyWarrior

    SkyWarrior Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2010
    Wilds of Montana
    I don't use paper cups.

    Good luck! [​IMG]
     
  3. Mandymooligan

    Mandymooligan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have lock down today!! I am putting mine in this afternoon.
     
  4. KIDDSBANTAMS

    KIDDSBANTAMS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use cut down egg cartons for hatching during lockdown and I love it because the eggs don't get kicked around by the chicks that have hatched. It has worked well for me.
     

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