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

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    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

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    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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