Hatching Silkie Eggs!!! Very low hatch rate

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by TammyF, Mar 21, 2015.

  1. TammyF

    TammyF Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 22, 2014
    Hello Everyone!! Happy Spring!!!! I have tried hatching 2 batches of silkie eggs. I only got 2 out of 13 on the first one. And 3 out of 13 on the 2nd one. Is there a something I should be doing different with them versus regular chicken eggs? TIA
  2. Basil Gray

    Basil Gray Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 13, 2015
    Are you using an incubator (i find they do not work 4 hatched out of 40 is what got last year and looks like 0 out of 27 this year. i incubated 12 silkie eggs under a hen last year and got 9 chicks

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