I really wanna hatch eggs from my gray silkies but...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Teresaann24, May 7, 2009.

  1. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    I only have 1 gray hen she lays everyday to every other day.

    I have eggs in my bator due on the 20th and 21st.

    My question is...

    What should I start saving her eggs to incubate so I have enough almost or around 12 eggs from her?
     
  2. KattyKillFish

    KattyKillFish Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2009
    Dillingham, Alaska
    i think you're safe collecting eggs starting on the 15th or 16th.

    good luck with them! [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: May 7, 2009
  3. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Since they are your own eggs, you can start saving them two weeks before the others are due. If she lays every day in between (doubtful) you'll have more than enough!
     
  4. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    Good to know! I'll start saving starting tomorrow whatever she lays. I have been dying to hatch some of her eggs but she went broody then when she began laying again my bator was full and now its full again so now it gives me enough time to gather as many eggs from her as possible to incubate I am so excited!
     

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