Incubating bantam eggs Vs Standard eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by JordanFamily, Apr 24, 2008.

  1. JordanFamily

    JordanFamily Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2008
    Harrisonville, MO
    Alright so this past week I finished my test run on some cheap standard eggs in my new incubator. Went great, hatched 21 out of 24 eggs. Well now I am wanting to go with bantam eggs and was just wondering if there is something different I should do since they are smaller? Do they require more or less humidity? temp? etc... I'm using a still air foam incubator. Also I want to move my incubator from inside my house to the garage. The temps in there range from 40 at night-75 at day . Do you think this is a bad idea or will the bator work with temps fluctuating like this.
    Thanks, Kristina
  2. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 22, 2008
    Annetta Kentucky
    I had banty and standard eggs in the same incubator and i think there are no differences. I dont think however that putting the bator in the garage is a great idea. 40F is way too low for a bator. They get less effective under 60-65F .
  3. Sunny Chook Farm

    Sunny Chook Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2008
    I've had both in bator at same time... I've seen no differences...

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