Hatch timing

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ga_goat, Oct 16, 2010.

  1. ga_goat

    ga_goat Songster

    Apr 7, 2010
    Lowndes County Ga
    I read on here last week that silkies and certain bantom breeds usually hatch a couple of days earlier than std breeds , I used the search but could not refind the post , I have a batch going to the hatching tray on the 21st and 9 of them are silkie , should I move those tomorrew at 16 days to the hatcher or just waite for the rest of them ?
  2. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    I would wait for the rest of them.... but that's just me. Sure as shootin', if I PLANNED on something hatching early, I'd be wrong.
  3. rebel yell

    rebel yell Songster

    Jun 27, 2010
    go on as a 21 day hatch, my last silkies came off on day 21-22, it all depends on the temp in your bator, running high, hatch early, running low, hatch late.

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