Lockdown tomorrow night!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by rosemi78, Mar 16, 2013.

  1. rosemi78

    rosemi78 Songster

    Jan 27, 2013
    Ashland, Missouri
    I have 32 growing chick babies in the incubator right now. Pretty sure one is a quitter since I haven't seen any movement the last two times I candled, but I'll check again tomorrow at lockdown to be sure.

    Its weird, though. Some of them are big blobs of movement while others seem not to be quite as developed, but still show lots of movement, so I know they're alive and well at this point. All were set at the same time with the exception of 3 I stole from a semi-broody hen. Those few seem to be progressing just fine. They're incubating in a crummy LG9200, so yeah, there have been temp fluctuations, but I do pretty good at keeping it between 100-102 degrees (still air, so even though it's higher, it's not too high).

    Does the difference in development seem weird to anyone else??

  2. White Leghorn

    White Leghorn Chirping

    Mar 16, 2013
    North Carolina
    Today is lockdown for me so I should have chicks in about three days! The different development stages aren't that strange considering I have seen this before and they hatched at about the same time as the others! PM me with any questions you may have!
  3. MyNameIs86

    MyNameIs86 Songster

    Feb 28, 2012
    New Jersey
    congrats on lock down. i know how exciting it is for you guys since i had lockdown on tuesday and now have 9 peeping chicks walking around. 9/14... 1 is still hatching i believe. so maybe 10

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