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I have 11 silkie eggs and 7 olive Eggers left in the incubator. I recently read that bantam breeds should go into lockdown at 16 days and I know other eggs are day 18. These are 14 days today. Should I lockdown early because three are silkies? Maybe day 17 rather than 18?
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you're fine waiting till day 18.

post #3 of 4
I frequently hatched silkies along with my standard layers. They have always hatched on day 21 with all of the others. You should be fine.

Some days you just have to put on the hat and remind them who they are dealing with. Release the flying monkies!

~Miracles DO happen!~

~Life is not disposable.~


~You do the best you can with the information you have at the time. When you know better, you do better.~
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Some days you just have to put on the hat and remind them who they are dealing with. Release the flying monkies!

~Miracles DO happen!~

~Life is not disposable.~


~You do the best you can with the information you have at the time. When you know better, you do better.~
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Ok excellent. That's what I assumed but wanted to check for certain. Thanks!
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