Bantam breed incubation question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by HHandbasket, Jan 23, 2011.

  1. HHandbasket

    HHandbasket The Chickeneer

    We are setting our first hatch in our new bator later tonight. There are some standard LF eggs going in and some bantam (sebright) eggs going in. Is the incubation period the same for the bantams as it is for the LF breeds?

    Thanks in advance for your help!

  2. jm93030

    jm93030 Songster

    Jun 4, 2009
    they are the same

    21 days
    99 to 100ยบ F

    50% humidity

    Use a automatic turner
  3. Little Ameraucana Mom

    Little Ameraucana Mom Need Help, Can't stop hatching!!!

    Jul 8, 2008
    Greencastle, In
    Yes the incubation is the same. Though some times my bantams hatch a day early
  4. HHandbasket

    HHandbasket The Chickeneer

    Thank you so much for the quick responses. We don't have an automatic egg turner, but the bator is reading right now 99.2 and 42% humidity. They have been in there for about 15 minutes. We have been running the incubator since last night to get it "warmed up" though.
  5. gumbii

    gumbii Songster

    Oct 7, 2010
    bell gardens, ca
    what incubator...? does it have a fan...?

  6. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:I have never had a banty that DIDN'T hatch early.

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