Hatching on the 19th Day?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Afrojoe, Jan 10, 2012.

  1. Afrojoe

    Afrojoe New Egg

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    Hi Every one, I reside in Kenya, East Africa, Recently acquired a forced air incubator. I was very surprised to 4 hatched chicks today (on the 19th day) is possible?
     
  2. mrslb333

    mrslb333 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and:welcome Yes sometimes they come early could be for a few reasons sometimes if temps are running slightly higher also some bantam breeds hatch sooner. What kind were they?
    Congrats on your babies [​IMG]
     
  3. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats on the new babies!!
     
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I have Icelandics and they regularly pop out on day 19-20.

    Smaller breeds will come out early and especially if your temps are running high.
     
  5. silkymom1986

    silkymom1986 The Silkie Villa

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    Hello and [​IMG] from North MS!!! Congrats on your new chicks!!! [​IMG] I have heard of people having early hatches like that before, many things could be the reason!! Anyways, glad you joined!!!
     
  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us. It's not unusual to have chicks hatch a little early, especially if the temps were running a little high. Bantam breeds, like Silkies and Seramas, are also pretty bad about being early. Congrats on a great hatch [​IMG]
     
  7. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  8. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome from Eastern Canada! [​IMG]
     
  9. Desert Rooster

    Desert Rooster El Gallo Del Desierto

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    Hello [​IMG] and welcome to BYC [​IMG] from Hesperia, Ca
     

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