Locked Down a Day Early... Ooops???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Cherlyn, Nov 17, 2009.

  1. Cherlyn

    Cherlyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure why on earth I was thinking that lockdown starts after 17 days, but I did it. I locked my 11 light sussex eggs down at the end of day 17. Any thoughts as to whether this will hurt my hatch rate significantly?

    ~Cherlyn
     
  2. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    It shouldn't make a difference.
     
  3. eggsrcool

    eggsrcool Sussex Fanatic

    I wouldn't have thought so. Maybe the embryo is active enough to be able to prevent sticking to the membrane [​IMG]
     
  4. Cherlyn

    Cherlyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Methinks you all are right. So now I will just sit back and wait for the beebees. [​IMG]

    ~Cherlyn
     
  5. Rebel Rooster

    Rebel Rooster I Will Love! :)

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    No worries!! They'll be fine! [​IMG]
     
  6. eggsrcool

    eggsrcool Sussex Fanatic

    Good luck with your hatch [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. neferset

    neferset Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've had early enough chicks sometimes that I do that on purpose.
     

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