quick question for you late nighters please help?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by dusterbd, Jun 22, 2010.

  1. dusterbd

    dusterbd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My eggs are due to hatch the 26th I am trying to decide wether it will be better to lock down tonight or should I wait till in the morning?
     
  2. chichi56788

    chichi56788 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It depends. If they pipped into the air sack lockdown tonight (candle to see) if not, wait untill the morning.
     
  3. genuck

    genuck Out Of The Brooder

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    Might as well do it tonight, close enough it doesn't matter.
     
  4. dusterbd

    dusterbd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you going to candle some now. Probably will just go ahead and lock it down because it will be much easier to do with the kids in the bed versus having my three kids and my neice under my feet watching every move. They are so excited and anxious to see them hatch they will be affraid they might miss something lol....
     
  5. pkw

    pkw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have some eggs due to hatch June 26th also. There are 6 going into lockdown.
     
  6. Mrs. Feathers

    Mrs. Feathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine are due on the 26th and going into lockdown tomorrow when I get home from work.
    Today is fine too....well now it is tomorrow where I live [​IMG]
    Good luck with your hatch.
     
  7. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Yup it's tomorrow here also.

    You can lockdown.

    I have a broody in lockdown (day 20) at present w/ 5 viable eggs.
     
  8. dusterbd

    dusterbd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    aaahh my incubator decided to act up last night after I got it set up for lock down. [​IMG] I didn't get into bed until 2 this morning and got up at 6:30 and the temp had gone up to 108 and the humidity was back down to 32 [​IMG] I hope I haven't lost any but I candled them and they were still wiggling. Got the temp right but now having trouble keeping the humidity up. Why did it decide to do this now [​IMG] I'm praying that I get the kinks worked out soon. Pray!!!
     
    Last edited: Jun 23, 2010
  9. chichi56788

    chichi56788 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I went to bed at 4:30 and woke up at 7! Eggs sure are tiering! [​IMG]
     

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