What time should I lock down?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by crazyforchicks, Jan 10, 2011.

  1. crazyforchicks

    crazyforchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 11, 2010
    I put my eggs in on the 23rd of dec so this sets me at today for lock down, I have no idea what time of day I put them in there what time should I lock down and does the time really matter?
  2. shellyga

    shellyga Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 23, 2010
    I lock down mine around the time that I put them in the incubator..for instance.. if I set the eggs around 6:00 pm.. I lock them down around 6:00 pm on day 18.. I don't think there is any big deal if you don't follow my example.. it is just what works for me.

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