My quail eggs going into incubation 1 day late?

Small town chicken farmer

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I have two batches of quail eggs going right now in 2 different incubators, but when we lost power about a week ago, I had to reset the day counter. When I started my second batch of quail eggs, I put the date in my phone, so I got that one back on track. But I didn’t do that for my first batch. I think I’m a day off and wanted to know if putting my quail in lockdown a day late will kill them. Haven’t had any pips yet... thanks in advance.
 

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No, a day late will not kill; just try to be quick with that last turn. My wife didn't lockdown at all as she always had staggered hatches and the eggs hatched. Broody hens don't lockdown; I frequently see mine off the nest eating, drinking, or taking a dust bath after their eggs have externally pipped. Just yesterday my Yokohama hen was off her nest and I took the opportunity to look at the eggs. They were externally pipped and today they all hatched.
 

Small town chicken farmer

In the Brooder
May 30, 2020
27
14
26
No, a day late will not kill; just try to be quick with that last turn. My wife didn't lockdown at all as she always had staggered hatches and the eggs hatched. Broody hens don't lockdown; I frequently see mine off the nest eating, drinking, or taking a dust bath after their eggs have externally pipped. Just yesterday my Yokohama hen was off her nest and I took the opportunity to look at the eggs. They were externally pipped and today they all hatched.
Ok thanks! This makes me feel much better!
 

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