Incubating Silkies...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by cozycritters, Jan 9, 2011.

  1. cozycritters

    cozycritters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have had bantam eggs in the incubator that hatched in 19 days, and I am about to put in a bunch of silkie eggs. Should I assume that they will have the same incubation period as a full size chicken, or should I stop turning in anticipation for a bantam time frame?

    Last time I didn't know there could be a timing difference and was turning eggs when I saw a pip. [​IMG]
     
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Banty usually hatch one day early, but treat them like any other chicken.
     
  3. cozycritters

    cozycritters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, good to know. I'm going to be putting 36 in and didn't want to botch it [​IMG]
     

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