Where is that "What is considered day 1?" thread

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by vetgirl00us, May 14, 2010.

  1. vetgirl00us

    vetgirl00us Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I usually put my eggs in the bator in the evenings so should I consider that day 1 or is it considered day 1 after 24 hours? I messed up on my lockdown on my last hatch and they hatched early by my counting and I killed some chicks by not being prepared humidity wise. Don't want to go that route again.
     
  2. Southernbelle

    Southernbelle Gone Broody

    Mar 17, 2008
    Virginia
    This is what I'd always heard:

    If you set before noon you can consider that Day 1.

    Any time after that, the following day is Day 1.

    I always set in the evening and consider Day 1 the following day.
     
  3. vetgirl00us

    vetgirl00us Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sounds good to me, thanks!
     

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