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Putting Bantam eggs in Incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by WinterSkyMoonRanch, Jul 24, 2011.

  1. WinterSkyMoonRanch

    WinterSkyMoonRanch Out Of The Brooder

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    I have some bantam chicken eggs I want to hatch in my incubator. In the past, I have always turned them by hand. I just bought an egg turner:yiipchick
    but I'm not sure if bantam chicken eggs do well using an egg turner. I know that serama eggs do not! Help:jumpy
     
  2. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just hatched some cochin and cochin/D'Anvers eggs in the incubator and had them in a normal egg turner and they did fine. All hatched. You can go to the feed store and buy Quail Rails if you are worried, but mine did just fine.
     
  3. rilly10

    rilly10 Clover Field Farm

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    I have always used a turner with my bantam eggs, including serama eggs before I sold all of my seramas. I never have had an issue, and always have great hatch rates. Good luck!
     
  4. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    I've done bantams, including Seramas, in a turner plenty of times. In fact, I have Silkies & Polish bantams in the incubator right now.
    Good luck & hope you have a great hatch [​IMG]
     

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