Hatching bantam eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by cmonkey4, Mar 1, 2014.

  1. cmonkey4

    cmonkey4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone know if you have to do anything different when hatching bantam eggs? Also any tips on hatching at all! Thanks!
     
  2. granny hatchet

    granny hatchet Tastes like chicken Premium Member

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    mine hatch faster then the LF. sometimes day 18. i stop turning on day 17 just in case.
     
  3. cmonkey4

    cmonkey4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh! I didn't know that.
     
  4. granny hatchet

    granny hatchet Tastes like chicken Premium Member

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    i have hatched about 8-10 times i guess. they always came early for me. not sure if that is every ones experience or not. but i think so. 99.5 still air LG
     
  5. cmonkey4

    cmonkey4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    here's a Picture:[​IMG] I tried to edit it to show it more, but it didn't really work. One of my eggs has a detached air cell. will it survive, or do I just get rid of it?
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  6. granny hatchet

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    i have never ha shipped eggs or detached air cell. not relly even sure what it is. air at wrong end? i have heard it can be corrected. i think by laying it on its side and not turning for a few days but dont quote me. i am sure there is a certain way it lays to correct itself.
     
  7. cmonkey4

    cmonkey4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is where the air cell is like bubbles floating all around, not attached, not even 1 bubble. @granny hatchet
     
  8. granny hatchet

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    like if you shook up a jar and all the little bubbles have to come back together to make one big one? then i would place it upright and give it a couple days and re-candle it. see if there is any difference. if not then toss it.
     
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    cmonkey4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the bubbles don't want to go back together. would not turning it mess the development up?
     
  10. granny hatchet

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    from what i read, you want to like prop them up just a little from their sides and dont turn no more the you have to . just a very little at a time. no full rotations.
     

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