Question about my next hatch....

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by TarheelBirdy, Jul 22, 2011.

  1. TarheelBirdy

    TarheelBirdy Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have three eggs that will be Day 25 on Monday. We are going out of town for the weekend and won't be back until Sunday afternoon. As I have had a few hatch early this year, I am considering putting the three eggs into lockdown before we go, so they will be safe if they hatch a day or two early. I'm just nervous I'll get an early hatcher and don't want them to get caught in the turner, etc. Think it would be ok to put them in the brooder two days early? I candled them and they are jumping around and have slanted air cells.
  2. PeepsCA

    PeepsCA Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2011
    Big Oak Valley, CA
    It's probably better to put them into lockdown right b4 you leave, rather than leave them in the turner and risk a squished keet (or 3 squished keets). If their air cells are slanted, it's almost go-time anyway.

    Hope you come home to 3 fluffy peepin' keets [​IMG]
  3. TarheelBirdy

    TarheelBirdy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks! Will let you know!

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