Nervous New Momma Hen here - please help!

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  1. mommahen5578

    mommahen5578 New Egg

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    I am beyond worried that I am making a mistake with "lockdown." I put the eggs in the incubator on the morning of 3/15 around 7:30 a.m. If I am correct, and I am hoping I am, I should begin lockdown tomorrow morning. My plan was to go into school early and take care of everything. Now I am second guessing myself that lockdown should have been today. My understanding is that the day you set them (which was a Wed for me) - that hatch day should be on Wednesday as well. If I did indeed make a mistake, did I just botch the whole thing by not doing lockdown today? I will get up early and be at school around 8:00 a.m. - but depending on how you look at it, it could be day 19. I would really appreciate some feedback - I don't want to have a roomful of sad kinder babies (although I have gently been preparing for the worst). :0

    Thanks so much!
     
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  2. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Lockdown sunday day 18. Wednesday morning will be the start of day 21, hatch day. Good luck
     
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  3. mommahen5578

    mommahen5578 New Egg

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    Thank you!!!
     

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