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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Jessie Jenkin, Aug 28, 2013.

  1. Jessie Jenkin

    Jessie Jenkin Chirping

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    im worried about lock down what should I do?
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member Premium Member 7 Years

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    Stop turning the eggs, bump up the humidity in the incubator to around 65% and sit on your hands :) Don't open the incubator unless you have during the last days and during the hatch. Good luck!
     
  3. Jessie Jenkin

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    Thank you so much :)
     
  4. Jessie Jenkin

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    Why should I sit on my hand?
     
  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member Premium Member 7 Years

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    It's a saying we use, meaning hands off the incubator. You're meant to "sit on your hands" to stop yourself opening the incubator and messing with the eggs when you shouldn't. We all know how tempting it can get, especially when they start hatching [​IMG]
     
  6. Jessie Jenkin

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    Oh okay I get it haha :)
     
  7. Jessie Jenkin

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    2 have hatched on day 20 :)
     
  8. Jessie Jenkin

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    Okay so i woke up this morning and looked in the incubator and 4 more had hatched. [​IMG]
    and then 2 more have hatched through out the day. :) i'm so so happy [​IMG]
     
  9. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member Premium Member 7 Years

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    Congrats!
     
  10. Jessie Jenkin

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    12 have hatched now :)
     

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