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Lockdown the 18th

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by hlf1996, Jul 16, 2011.

  1. hlf1996

    hlf1996 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 24, 2011
    I have 22 silkie eggs going into lockdown on the 18th. Tomorrow the 17th I still turn the eggs 3 times, right? And then on the 18th I dont touch them? This is my first time incubating and the lockdown part kind of confuses me.
  2. MommaB

    MommaB Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 16, 2011
    I'm new so if I'm wrong someone can tell me as well. Tomorrow the 17th is my 18th day of incubation and is the day I'm planning on lockdown. What day are you expecting for hatch day? Mine is the Wed. the 20th.
  3. rebel yell

    rebel yell Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 27, 2010
    Quote:Turn the eggs on the 17th day, & on the 18th day if you have a truner take it out & dont turn them any more, be sure your humidity is up around 65- 75 % durining the last 3 days (18-21).
    Last edited: Jul 16, 2011

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