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not sure how to count to 21

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by seminolewind, Mar 9, 2009.

  1. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    If I set my eggs on say, Friday morning, would that be day 1 or would Saturday be day 1?
     
  2. cluckychick

    cluckychick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2008
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    Saturday is day 1 [​IMG]
     
  3. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    If you set them before noon on that friday you count that day as day one. If you set them after 12 noon on friday, saturday is day 1.
     
  4. jay1995

    jay1995 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Friday is day one not saturday. You count saturday as day one if you set them friday afternoon or evening. Goodluck, -Jay
     
  5. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    Thanks for the replies. No wonder my last 2 hatches were a day early.
     
  6. jay1995

    jay1995 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL
     
  7. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm Premium Member

    All I know is if I set them on Saturday they hatch 3 weeks later on Saturday.
     
  8. jay1995

    jay1995 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hehe
     
  9. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

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    Quote:Same here, I set mine every Tuesday. and they hatch any where from monday thru wednesday. ETA: 3 weeks later.
     
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  10. BawGock

    BawGock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I'm agreeing here. If you set on a Friday they are going to hatch on a Friday three weeks later. That Friday is day 21.
    So, if you get confused counting up from the set day you can always count down from day 21 to know when to change your humidity, etc.
    Good luck on your hatch!
    Carolyn
     

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