Do marans take longer to hatch?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by hmlongino, May 27, 2011.

  1. hmlongino

    hmlongino Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was just wondering if marans take longer to hatch than others? I know I had white leghorns that all hatched a day early than all others in the bator, so I am sure breeds do different things. Just curious, as I'm going on day 22 tomorrow. [​IMG]
     
  2. ms.cluckling

    ms.cluckling Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I dunno, but my white leghorn hatched a day early as well...

    I have a marans as well, but I bought her a day old...
     
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  3. BrownSheep

    BrownSheep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm wondering this too. I'm on day 23/24 with mine.
     
  4. MobyQuail

    MobyQuail c. giganticus

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    good question, our bantams hatched a day early.
     
  5. halo

    halo Got The Blues

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    I stopped hatching marans with my other breeds because they always take longer, sometimes 2 days. My rocks tend to hatch early anyway, so it would give me a really long hatch.
     
  6. geebs

    geebs Lovin' the Lowriders!

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    Let them ride... Some strains do.... I wouldn't give up on them till they ran a week over and then I would still float test one.
     
  7. mmaddie's mom

    mmaddie's mom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Interesting... I'm on day 3 with some BCMarans & bantam Ameraucanas... so the BCMs will be later than the AMs...
     
  8. hmlongino

    hmlongino Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We shall see!! 4 of the 11 hatched yesterday, but I am really hoping there will be some late hatchers!
     
  9. geebs

    geebs Lovin' the Lowriders!

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    Americaunas will hatch first... and the rules are double for you.. YOu have to have an exit strategy if you marans hatch to much later than the americaunas because they can't survive in the bator till the others hatch.. (bathroom and run the shower to stabilize temp/humidity) this requires thinking ahead... extra hydrometer
     

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