This is DAY 3.. Can I add MORE EGGS? Ducklings...wanted a few more in

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by newbiechickenowner, Mar 11, 2011.

  1. newbiechickenowner

    newbiechickenowner Songster

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    I want to add a few more....is it possible on day 3 or will this cause problems at lockdown time? They are pekin duck eggs.... ? Please let me know if you have done this and how?
     
  2. newbiechickenowner

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    and what does "LOCKDOWN" mean? It sounds so dramatic...does it just mean NOT openining it for day 26, 27 and 28?

    Can I add these extra eggs? I really want to know as I will go do it right now.
     
  3. jvls1942

    jvls1942 Free Ranging

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    I would wait 2 more days.. when I stagger hatches, I try to get at least 5 days between hatches.. It has to do with opening the bator when the later eggs are going to be pipping.. I could go into a long explanation, but I think you are smart enough to figure it out from here..
     
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    smart enough? You'd be suprised! hahahahaha! [​IMG] Thanks for the response. That is helpful. I appreciate it. Uh Oh....I think I NEEEEEED another incubator! It's a disease! [​IMG][​IMG]
     

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