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Serama incubation period?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by riftnreef, Nov 23, 2009.

  1. riftnreef

    riftnreef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have read a place or two that Serama eggs tend to hatch a bit earlier than other breeds. Is there any one that can either confirm or deny this for me? And, if indeed that is the case, should I put them on lock down a day or two ahead of my planned 18 days?
     
  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    Mine hatched on the twentieth day. So yes, they can hatch early. Start lockdown a day of two ahead of time.
     
  3. Akane

    Akane Overrun With Chickens

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    Sometimes they hatch as early as day 19 and sometimes they don't. I stop turning on day 17 just in case.
     
  4. Surehatch

    Surehatch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The best is to stop turning on day 17, they can hatch as early as day 19. I have never heard of any hatching earlier than day 19, but to be safe stop turning on day 17. Good luck!
     
  5. riftnreef

    riftnreef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the replies...I will plan accordingly.
     
  6. TennesseeTruly

    TennesseeTruly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine are hatching right now and its Day 20.

    Laurie
     

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