Lockdown Question??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by OHhappychicks, Apr 25, 2011.

  1. OHhappychicks

    OHhappychicks Overrun With Chickens

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    I am due to lockdown a week from today. I have to work that day so can I wait until I get home around 5:30pm or should I lockdown around the same time I set them, 7:30am? I won't be home to watch the humidity so I am concerned about that.
     
  2. kscottjoyce

    kscottjoyce Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In my opinion, which may differ from others, you should just stop turning the eggs at 7:30 and you can deal with the humidity when you get home.
     
  3. kscottjoyce

    kscottjoyce Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Due to some circumstances I was not able to raise the humidity till day 19 and my chicks are all hatching tonight and are healthy.
     
  4. OHhappychicks

    OHhappychicks Overrun With Chickens

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    Thanks kscottjoyce! That makes scense to me! [​IMG]
     
  5. Giddi-Up

    Giddi-Up Out Of The Brooder

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    Congrats:lol:
     

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