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Do bantam eggs hatch earlier than LF eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by rocketdog312, Jan 19, 2010.

  1. rocketdog312

    rocketdog312 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any help would be appreciated.
     
  2. Overeasyplz

    Overeasyplz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 8, 2009
    Leesburg
    bump: good question lol
     
  3. rocketdog312

    rocketdog312 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    anyone else?

    I've heard serama eggs take 19 days only, is this becuase their eggs are smaller?
     
  4. MagsC

    MagsC Queen Of Clueless

    Jul 27, 2008
    Minnesota
    I think they are all supposed to hatch about the same?
     
  5. rocketdog312

    rocketdog312 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    please, anyone?
     
  6. Kennyog

    Kennyog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Standard and bantam breeds incubation time is 20-22 days. You incubate both at 100 degrees with 45%-55% humidity.Stop turning at 18 days,with humidity being 55%-65% at hatching time.
     
  7. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    I have had bantam eggs hatch around day 19 & be perfectly healthy.
     
  8. bigdawg

    bigdawg AA Poultry

    Jun 28, 2009
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    my last two silkie hatches pipped at day 18, but i am using a new thermometer and it could be hotter than its reading. its a egg-o-meter from incubator wharehouse. all chicks are healthy and doing fine
     
  9. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    In general, Bantam- 19 days
    Standard- 21 days [​IMG]
     
  10. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    My Seramas all hatched on the 20th day.
     

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