When should i go into Lockdown?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Farmer Thomas, Mar 23, 2012.

  1. Farmer Thomas

    Farmer Thomas Hatching

    Mar 23, 2012
    I put 6 eggs into the incubator on the 4/03/2012 but for the first few days the temperature was 80 farenheit. Because we thought those eggs had a bad chance of hatching we put more eggs in on the 7/03/2012 and from then on the temp and humidity was perfect. But now i don't know when to go into lockdown.
    Farmer Tom

  2. Tracy the chick

    Tracy the chick Songster

    Aug 28, 2011
    Hi there, your first batch could do with a few extra days longer anyway with the temp only being 88.00. Your second batch are due on the 28th march so i would put them all on lockdown on Sunday 25th march. This is just my opinion... The best thing would be to lend an incubater off somebody if you can think of anyone..good luck...:).

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