When do I stop turning Serama eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Roo, Apr 4, 2009.

  1. Roo

    Roo Out Of The Brooder

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    I know its been asked before but Im on day 15 and having trouble
    finding the correct time to stop turning.
    some say day 15
    some say day 18
    Need help please.
     
  2. hippichick

    hippichick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2008
    Branch, La
    Day 18

    Paula [​IMG]
     
  3. briarpatchfarms

    briarpatchfarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 24, 2008
    Grayson, Ky
    Mine I stop mine on 16 and they hatch from day 17 to 19
     
    Last edited: Apr 5, 2009
  4. hippichick

    hippichick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2008
    Branch, La
    Sorry, I didn't realize Seramas were any different. I see BriarPatch actually has Seramas, I don't, so I'd go with the 16. Can you tell me though, why do they hatch earlier. Just curious. [​IMG]

    Paula
     
  5. Freds

    Freds Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello Roo,
    Stop turning on day 16 they should hatch OK on day 18 or 19.
     
  6. Chickenaddict

    Chickenaddict Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have hatched out 2 batches under broodies going on my 3rd due on easter and they never hatch until day 21 so i am of no help in that department. I have always been told they hatch on day 18-19 but not the case with the ones i hatched
     
  7. briarpatchfarms

    briarpatchfarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 24, 2008
    Grayson, Ky
    The smaller eggs hatch early and the larger don't .

    The chicks develope as fast as a normal chicken but theres just not enough egg to fill I guess
     
  8. Roo

    Roo Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok thanks for the replies this kind of clears things up.
    So what happens if I stop turning on day 16 and they
    don't hatch untill day 21 ?
    Thanks again.
     

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