About to hatch ducks, what should I know?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Shared Acres, Jan 22, 2009.

  1. Shared Acres

    Shared Acres Songster

    Aug 10, 2008
    Northeast Fla
    I have an incubator and have hatched chickens out in the past. I just got some Pekin eggs off of another BYCer and ducks and chickies are set to hatch about the same day. (Put the ducks in the bator a week before chickens.)

    What should I expect?

    When can they get their first little bath?

    Any help would be appreciated.

  2. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member Premium Member 11 Years

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
    Start researching. What you need to know would take more than a post or 2. I suggest getting a copy of Storey's Guide to Raising Ducks as soon as possible and start reading.

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