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How do i hatch peahen eggs

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how do i hatch a peahen egg? 

i am getting a peahen egg tomorrow to try to hatch. i am wondering what the humidity temp needs to be and how long does it take to hatch them and when should they be taken out of the turner.

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28 days at 99.5° and stop turning on day 26, otherwise i hatch exactly like chicken eggs, dry incubation then 65% in the hatcher.

 

one thing i recommend is adding some chicken eggs on day 7 so you'll have chicks hatch at the same time, the chicks can teach the pea chicks to eat/drink as they have to be taught.


Edited by JetCat - 2/1/16 at 5:11pm
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what should i keep the humidity at until day 26?

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it depends on your location, as mentioned i dry incubate, i do not add any water during those first 26 days, my humidity stays in the mid to upper 30s for the most part, if it gets to mid 20s i'll add a little water but that's only on rare occasions here in the South East US.

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