Ok, silkies this week!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mayberrygirl, May 31, 2010.

  1. mayberrygirl

    mayberrygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 4, 2010
    Mount Airy, NC
    I need any additional pointers for hatching other then the normal hatching stuff. This is my 3rd hatch, but first one for silkies. I have 5 of 8 going into lockdown tomorrow.
  2. chickintexas

    chickintexas Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 19, 2010
    Spring Branch
    Silkies were my very first hatch and seem to be no different from hatching other chicken eggs. I locked down 15 eggs and had 10 hatch. 3 of them had quit probably before I went into lockdown. I didn't candle all of the eggs because after looking into a few of them and not being able to see much, I assumed they were all like that. One egg lost because it couldn't hatch out and the other hatched out upside down and I think I had assisted too much. Lesson learned.
    Good luck on your hatch!

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