Incubation temperatures for Silkie chickens

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mustang56, Jan 3, 2014.

  1. mustang56

    mustang56 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I set my incubator to 99.5 when incubating eggs... that seems to have been
    the usual... (incubator with fan air flow )

    Recently I've seen people saying they are incubating at 100 and 100.5

    Is this a new thing...? A better hatch rate at a higher temp....?
    Did I miss something, and more people are hatching at higher temps...?
     
  2. maxpedley

    maxpedley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I dont work at farenheit however I can tell you from my experience what the best temperature in degrees cellsius is and that woul be 37.6
     
  3. showinbirds

    showinbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When I bought my new incubator, the reccomended temp was 100-100.5
     
  4. suebee

    suebee Speaks Silkie Fluently

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    Silkies are no different than any other incubating chicken egg. 99.5
     
  5. mustang56

    mustang56 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's what I thought also..... 99.5
    and I agree with you....!
    but wondering why.... some new incubators are telling people to use 100 -100.5
    Seems a bit warm to me....

    Thank You for answering.. =)
     
  6. mustang56

    mustang56 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Max.... =)
     
  7. mustang56

    mustang56 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is the name brand of your new incubator....?
    Thank you for your reply =)
     
  8. maxpedley

    maxpedley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    brinsea mini eco
     
  9. Tyaloria

    Tyaloria Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a mini janoel 10 and I've just been following g the instructions on the leaflet
    1st day to 6th day 38.2•c
    7th to 14th day 37.8•c
    15th day 37.2/37.•c
    16th to 21st day37.•c

    ? Confusing ? Lol
     

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