set eggs on the 1st, Lockdown today or tomorrow?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SpiritedFarm, Apr 19, 2012.

  1. SpiritedFarm

    SpiritedFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok, this is my first attempt! I put the eggs in the bator on the afternoon of April 1, due to hatch this sunday....lockdown today? [​IMG]
     
  2. Lucky1

    Lucky1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, put your eggs in lockdown today, also most people do it the same time of day that they set them.
     
  3. Stop turning this afternoon is fine. I usually lock down exactly at 18 days but you wont damage them even if it was the 19th day.

    Your hatch day is actually 21 days minus 12 hours (scientifically perfect conditions)....so If you set them on the first at 2 in the afternoon, under perfect conditions you should expect activity starting on the 22nd at 2 in the morning.
     
  4. SpiritedFarm

    SpiritedFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Lucky!
    Now I know what I will be doing right after lunch!
     
  5. SpiritedFarm

    SpiritedFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks bairo, I went and shut off the turner as soon as I read your post. I will move the eggs into the hatch tray and add the extra tray of water after lunch!
     

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