when to lockdown?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by koakritters, Mar 2, 2011.

  1. koakritters

    koakritters Songster

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    so i've got 7 eggs with things growing in them [​IMG] but my temp was down too low and they are definitely behind, they look closer to day 8-9 eggs than day 11 eggs- at least from what i can see through those stupid brown shells lol...

    so should i stll put them in lockdown day 18? or maybe wait a day or two? which would harm them the most? I'm trying to get a decent pic of what they look like to post now, but for some reason it's not working...
     
  2. koakritters

    koakritters Songster

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    [​IMG]

    this is the best pic i can get of the one that looks farthest along. the rest are not as black... unless i just can't see anything. reminder to self- net time, get lighter eggs... [​IMG]
     
  3. KWAK

    KWAK Songster

    Feb 2, 2009
    Michigan
    Put them in lockdown on day 18 like normal [​IMG]
     
  4. koakritters

    koakritters Songster

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    but what if they are behind a couple days? wouldn't that mean they wouldn't be turned for 5+ days instead of the 3?

    these eggs need to come with a built in timer that goes off when they're ready to go... grrr... [​IMG]
     

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