Guinea eggs verses bantams?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by deineria, Apr 24, 2011.

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  1. deineria

    deineria Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A friend gave me a bunch of bantam eggs with some guinea eggs mixed in - I put them all in the bator, not thinking about the guineas having a longer incubation period and the fact
    the eggs aren't labeled. . .
    How - if I can - can I tell the bantam from the guinea eggs so that I move those into the other bator before lockdown on the bantams?
     
  2. Colonel77

    Colonel77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Guinea have spots and are more of a triangular shape. Here is a chicken egg on the left and two Guinea eggs on the right.



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  3. Jocasta

    Jocasta Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You could also try candling them - the chicken eggs will be more developed than the guinea [​IMG]
     
  4. deineria

    deineria Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure any of them look like the pictures - lol -
    here are some - some I threw in because i'm sure they ARE bantams. . .
    just to compare
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  5. deineria

    deineria Chillin' With My Peeps

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    anyone?
     
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