Newbie mistake...need some advice

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Ash123, Sep 21, 2012.

  1. Ash123

    Ash123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I made the mistake of putting eggs in one day and some more the next. I now have two sets of eggs due to hatch a day apart. tomorrow is lockdown day for the first set. Will it hurt the second set of chicks to be in lockdown a day early?
     
  2. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Chicken Obsessed

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    I think they should be fine.
     
  3. barnyardmommy

    barnyardmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I did the same thing, set 20 eggs total, had 18 hatch. Didn't hurt them at all.[​IMG]
     
  4. Nottinghamranch

    Nottinghamranch Out Of The Brooder

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    Wow thanks for asking this ?. I was curious as well since I did the same thing. I started 10 early in the am of the 19th of Sept then my honey came home from his dads and brought 9 more fertile eggs and popped them in at night. Although I marked his with a little mark so we'd keep an eye on which hatched.
     

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