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Did I do something wrong?A Little help please!

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 Hey so I had our eggs incubating humidity was at 76 and paper said 80 so I misted in there lightly, eggs was moving before but now not much. Please tell me I did not compromise them?

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I do 40 to 45 % the first 18 days.. 70% last 3.. do not go by guage temp too... on incubator. . Get other ones tested to know if there aucurate
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Forgot to say they are duck eggs, duck eggs are higher right? I hope anyways!! First one pipped last night lots of movement today and then today 6 more pipped and was moving a lot but now have stopped the most part.

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Forgot to say they are duck eggs, duck eggs are higher right? I hope anyways!! First one pipped last night lots of movement today and then today 6 more pipped and was moving a lot but now have stopped the most part.
pips awesome. .. I haven't done ducks I assume they incubate same way
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Forgot to say they are duck eggs, duck eggs are higher right? I hope anyways!! First one pipped last night lots of movement today and then today 6 more pipped and was moving a lot but now have stopped the most part.

No, most people incubate duck eggs at the same humidity as chicken eggs.  If you were running 70-80% for the first 17 days, there's a good chance of drowning.  You usually see between 30-45% and then 65-75% for hatch.

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Need help incubating/hatching? Are you more a hands on hatcher? Come visit us: http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1081034/hands-on-hatching-and-help

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