what is the maximum lock down time scale

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by florasbell, May 10, 2011.

  1. florasbell

    florasbell Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2011
    so my duck in in the stage of a 9 day old egg beating an moving but my chickens are at the stage of a 3 /4day old egg veins and beating about a 5/8ml long they have been in the bator since 1st may i have them all in the same bator and dont currently have a hatcher as that is in process of being built with my new bator and im not sure they will be finished by the time it comes down to lock down. as both will be a couple days apart so the question is can i put the chickens in lock down a couple days early as i am hand turning and have to open the bator 5 times a day i know this is ok as long as there is no pip or cracks anywhere.but when there is will it affect the other eggs if i lock down early?

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