lock down

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Crazy Rooster, Jan 11, 2011.

  1. Crazy Rooster

    Crazy Rooster Out Of The Brooder

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    new at this tomorrow is the 18th day do I lock down in the morning or at the end of day 18
     
  2. farmgirl1995

    farmgirl1995 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I'd say in the morning:)
     
  3. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:I'd say in the morning:)

    Ditto
     
  4. terrilhb

    terrilhb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 11, 2010
    Georgia
    I am hatching my 1st set of eggs also. I asked this question and I was told to do lockdown at the time I put them in. Mine went in at 8pm on the 31st of dec. So on the 17th month I guess I will stop turning them. Unless I am wrong. Great possibility I am. Just guessing. Good luck [​IMG]
     
  5. Crazy Rooster

    Crazy Rooster Out Of The Brooder

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    i put mine in at 8;30 Christmas night should hatch on the 15th excited and nervous at the same time dont want to mess it up
     
  6. gofasterstripe

    gofasterstripe Chillin' With My Peeps

    I go into lockdown tomorrow morning for my duck egg. I have another 2 due the 20th.
     
  7. Crazy Rooster

    Crazy Rooster Out Of The Brooder

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    when did you start them
     
  8. terrilhb

    terrilhb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 11, 2010
    Georgia
    I agree with you Crazy Rooster. Don't want to do nothing wrong. I am a nervous wreck.. [​IMG] [​IMG]:woot:woot Oh the worry. Glad I am not alone.
     
  9. texaschickmom

    texaschickmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was told on this same forum that lockdown starts AFTER the 18th day is complete. That would leave the last 3 days (19, 20 and 21) for lockdown. Right?[​IMG]
     
  10. SimplySplendidSilkies

    SimplySplendidSilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 11, 2010
    Adairsville, GA
    I always try to lockdown the same time they went in (usually before bed for me).
     
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