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Do eggs ever hatch in less than 21 days?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Lobzi, Mar 13, 2012.

  1. Lobzi

    Lobzi Crowing

    Im so anxious and Friday will be day 21 of my broodies on eggs. I have bantams and Im hoping some of the eggs will start hatching early. Has anyone ever known bantams under broodies to hatch in anytime less than 21 days?

  2. Lobzi

    Lobzi Crowing

    If there is no expertise in this area Ill report back if any hatch early, then we will have an answer!
  3. I have them hatch as early as 18 days and as late as 25 days.
  4. Lobzi

    Lobzi Crowing

    I thought I read where bantams can hatch a little earlier. Ill report back with my findings.
  5. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Songster

    May 28, 2011
    Foothills of NC
    Early and/or late hatching happens with every hatch. I've had some hatch anywhere from day 18 to 24.
  6. Lobzi

    Lobzi Crowing

    19 days....so two days earlier than expected:


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