Egg size and hatching

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ltimmermans, Feb 27, 2009.

  1. ltimmermans

    ltimmermans Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a some barred rock and RIR s that I have been collecting hatching eggs from for a few days. Alot of the eggs are in the Medium range. Are these too small to be used as hatching eggs ? Thanks this is the first time I have really tried to incubate eggs.
     
  2. Snakeoil

    Snakeoil Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Size doesn't make any difference just so long as they are fertile.
     
  3. ltimmermans

    ltimmermans Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you very much !!
     
  4. katrinag

    katrinag Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have noticed one thing pullet eggs are harder to hatch. IMO. I think it is b/c the membrane it thicker.
     
  5. ltimmermans

    ltimmermans Out Of The Brooder

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    These are 1 and 2 yr old birds.
     
  6. katrinag

    katrinag Chillin' With My Peeps

    Then I would not worry about it one bit. Good luck.
     

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