When to go into lockdown

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by piccolini, Mar 7, 2011.

  1. piccolini

    piccolini Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know everyone asks this question but I am getting super confused.
    I set my eggs on feb 19 at 8:30 pm
    When should I go into lockdown? Tomorrow?
    Thank you!
     
  2. Chickengal505

    Chickengal505 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 4, 2010
    Bolivia N.C
    The last three days are "lock down" ( dont have a calender handy)
     
  3. KZ

    KZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You put your chicks into the incubator on Sat the 19th at 8:30 PM. Your chicks are set to hatch 21 days later on Saturday March 12th at 8:30 pm. Subtract 3 days, and you should go into lockdown on Wednesday March 9th at 8:30 PM. Of course, they won't necessarily hatch exactly on that date and time, but thats the formula to use to figure lockdown.

    Good luck, mine go into lockdown tomorrow!
     
  4. piccolini

    piccolini Chillin' With My Peeps

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