So I'm relatively new...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by eggybritches, Sep 22, 2009.

  1. eggybritches

    eggybritches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I keep hearing about lockdown, and I understand what it is, but what is the benefit of it?
     
  2. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
    end of the incubation period. no more opening of the bator. locked down tight and upping of the humidity.

    nice siamese. i have an apple head mix. sassy britches, aren't they! love them.
     
  3. mulia24

    mulia24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    lesser humidity loss, lesser temp change.

    hello, [​IMG]
     
  4. eggybritches

    eggybritches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So let's say I stuck a stray duck egg in the incubator with the other eggs a few days afterwards. My autoturner is going to stop turning but my lone duck is still going to need turned. Or is he? Should I just remove him and try again next time?

    And thank you! [​IMG]

    She's a complete lover when she's not being snooty.
     
  5. SunshineSilkies

    SunshineSilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 10, 2009
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  6. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
    Quote:it'll be fine. just leave it. a few days will probably be no biggie. i am sure every duck in the universe is not able to figure out exactly how to count 25 days. [​IMG] and none of them is exactly 100* all the time.

    yes, my Lapis is a lovey dovey when she isn't attacking my hand or yelling at me for accidentally touching her somewhere off limits herself. (she was a stray for a long time and had no idea about affection. so she's siamese and stray sassy!)
     

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