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quail eggs omgosh did I mess up ?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jessaw1981, Aug 20, 2010.

  1. jessaw1981

    jessaw1981 Chirping

    May 30, 2010
    Franklin Nc
    Do I count every 24 hours as a day like I put them in at 12:00 noon so do I count 12:00 noon to 12:00 noon as first day or the day I put them as day one please some one help mine are in lockdown now for 2 days and I did it as the first day as day one ? please I am so scared now first hatch.
  2. kajhurley

    kajhurley Songster 8 Years

    Jun 18, 2010
    Cooper, TX
    i have always counted the day i put them in as day one. You should be fine!! [​IMG]
  3. hinkjc

    hinkjc Crowing Premium Member

    Jan 11, 2007
    One day is not going to make a difference. As long as temps and humidity were good, they'll still hatch. Sometimes I move mine to the hatcher on day 17, sometimes on day 18 and other times on day 19. Haven't noticed any difference in hatch results. I do what is convenient for me. [​IMG]

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