bantam eggs and heat will they hatch early

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by skillswife, Jul 8, 2011.

  1. skillswife

    skillswife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have bantam/mix eggs under my broody Millie. The heat has been horrific and I am wondering if I am going to have an early hatch. I know bantam eggs can hatch early as well, these are from bantam roo/full sized hen so I don't know if they count, lol. Anyhow I am going to be out of town, hubby will be on baby duty and I am nervous about the hatch.
     
  2. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    Enjoy your out of town time and enjoy the babies when you return. [​IMG]


    If they hatch early, I do not think it would be due to heat (could very well be wrong [​IMG] [​IMG] ) - but due to the chick's own time table.
     
  3. ozark_chickies

    ozark_chickies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bantys do tend to hatch early. On my last hatch, they were piping on day 19, and most were out of the eggs by day 21 [​IMG] .
     

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