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Took eggs out of the turner a day early!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by haleydo22, Mar 29, 2016.

  1. haleydo22

    haleydo22 New Egg

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    Help!
    I am a preschool teacher hatching eggs with my kiddos for the first time. I just realized I took the eggs out of the turner a day early (on day 17), and now it's day 21 and no movement or cracks! Did I mess them up?
     
  2. feedman77

    feedman77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No.

    They should have been fine. 1 day wouldn't matter.
     
  3. jeremywells84

    jeremywells84 New Egg

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    I just realized that I took my eggs out of the the turner on the morning of Day 17. I placed my eggs in the incubator on a Thursday morning (March 31st) and took the eggs out of the turner on a Sunday morning (April 17th). Did I completely mess my hatch up? I really hope not. I misunderstood and thought that Day 1 was the day I placed the eggs in the incubator.
     
  4. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    No. No problems. lockdown isn't set in stone. I actually stop turning my eggs at the end of day 13 instead of day 18. Anything that was going to hatch will hatch whether you turned 16 days, 17 days or 18 days. You're all good! [​IMG]
     
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    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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  6. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    X2 A day early doesn't matter.
     

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