Early Bird!

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by kyle7630, Jul 3, 2011.

  1. kyle7630

    kyle7630 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure what to think. I put a clutch of eggs in the bator on the 12th. My hen was gone for no more than 2 or 3 days before I found her on the eggs. My best guess is that she started to sit on the 10th of june. I went to turn the eggs this morning and there was a healthy hatched keet in there. My math puts the hatch, at the earliest, on the 6th or so. The keet is dry so it had to hatch during the night. This seems awefully early to me. Temp was steady 100-101. Am I just paranoid, or is this too early?
     
  2. ruffledfeathers1234

    ruffledfeathers1234 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had several hatch on day 25. I found them when I went to lock the eggs down. I guess some just hatch early
     
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  3. kyle7630

    kyle7630 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just went in to up the RH, and saw several more pips. I had to have miscounted somehow, or maybe my hen was on the eggs a couple of days longer than I thought.
     

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