Some quick "lockdown" questions.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by cupman, Feb 15, 2012.

  1. cupman

    cupman Songster

    Apr 12, 2011
    Portland, OR
    I've only done 12 days of my cycle but I wanted to get a head start on what to expect during lockdown. I just had a few quick questions:

    1) Is there any particular way I should lay the eggs down after I take them out of the automatic turners?

    2) If a chick is born how long should I leave it in the incubator before I try and retrieve it? What happens if you open the incubator during lockdown?

    3) Are there any risks having chicks run around the incubator with unborn eggs all around?


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