Silkie eggs harder to hatch??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by XxB0rd3rsxX10, Jun 24, 2012.

  1. XxB0rd3rsxX10

    XxB0rd3rsxX10 Chirping

    Jul 13, 2011
    I just bought 10+ silkie eggs from ebay but I heard that silkie eggs were harder to hatch. Is this true? if you have hatched silkies before did they seem harder to hatch (lower hatching percentage)? i really hope to get a good hatch.

  2. TNFarmMomma

    TNFarmMomma In the Brooder

    Apr 19, 2012
    East Tennessee
    I'm new to hatching .... in fact I'm hatching my first ever batch of eggs. They just happen to be Silkies. Out of 6 I successfully hatched one, but it's got issues with it's legs. It hatched 3 days late. The day before it hatched I opened one and found it wasn't ready. Now my remaining 4 are 8 days over due. So I'm going to say silkies are harder to hatch.

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