lockdown question!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Mark kim, Dec 22, 2009.

  1. Mark kim

    Mark kim Out Of The Brooder

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    hi i might not be here the day of lockdown so i was wondering if i can start lockdown 1 day eairler. Is it really a big deal?
     
  2. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    1 day early won't hurt a bit. Good luck with your hatch!
     
  3. Bock_Bock

    Bock_Bock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 13, 2008
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    yea 1 day early wont hurt just make sure you put the water in to keep the temp up since you will not be here for the actual lock down
     
  4. Mark kim

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    so can i raise humidity to like 65% and turn the turner off 1 day earlier?
     
  5. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Yes
     
  6. Mark kim

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    ty! :)
     
  7. bigdawg

    bigdawg AA Poultry

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    your not letting them hatch in the turner are you ? their legs can get caught.
     
  8. Mark kim

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    can i leave the turning tray in the incubator? im using a brinsea mini advance :)
     

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