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What day for lockdown?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Walder Farm, Oct 29, 2011.

  1. Walder Farm

    Walder Farm Out Of The Brooder

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    I set 12 eggs on the 13th at midnight so the 14th was day 1. Am I right i should go into lockdown on the 31st? This is my first time incubating and i have a homemade incubator so far everything has been perfect and 10 out of 12 are looking good.
     
  2. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    Sure, 31st evening or the 1st morning to get your last chance to play with the eggs is exactly right.
     
  3. Walder Farm

    Walder Farm Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok Thank you.[​IMG]
     

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