Lockdown

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by nigel5764, May 22, 2011.

  1. nigel5764

    nigel5764 Out Of The Brooder

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    Have entered lockdown can i still candle eggs to check for bad eggs ,have heard off exploding eggs so would like to be sure none in there ,thanks:/
     
  2. Alexander

    Alexander Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well you should have candled before lockdown but I think that you can candle now.

    Wait and lets see what do the experts have to say.
     
  3. tec27

    tec27 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you just entered lockdown you can still candle. But if you've been in lockdown for a day or so already you can't candle. The whole purpose of lockdown is so the chick can position itself to hatch correctly, and moving the egg isn't going to help.
     

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