Lockdown help!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bigspringshatchery, Sep 16, 2010.

  1. bigspringshatchery

    bigspringshatchery Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have about 20 Barred Rock eggs due next Thursday. And my question is what can I do to safely lock down that many eggs. This is my concern. I hatched off some silkies 2 weeks ago and had one to die I think bc the eggs got flipped. It was broke thru and everything but the egg was turned over. So I think one of the ones that hatched bumped into it and turned it. So with 20 eggs on I'm sure eggs will get bumped into and I don't wanna find anymore half hatched one if possible.
     
  2. chuck12

    chuck12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You could try the egg carton method.. Standing them (big end up) in egg cartons for lockdown and let them hatch that way.
     

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