What is "lock down"?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jamesbwood, Apr 5, 2012.

  1. jamesbwood

    jamesbwood Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm new. Can you tell? Was there a riot in chicken prison of something? Seriously, I have no idea what this means with regards to chickens.
  2. Domestic_goddess

    Domestic_goddess Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 26, 2009

    It's the last 3 days in incubation, we call it "Lockdown" because you don't open up the incubator during that time. Hope that helps![​IMG]

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