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Broody moscovy

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by emsdial911, May 16, 2011.

  1. I candled the eggs of my moscovy tonight. It's been about two weeks and I see veigns but that is about it. I'll look closer tomorrow. What should I see at 2 weeks and how do I know if they have gone bad?
     

  2. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    Muscovies take 35 days to hatch. I didn't bother my broody muscovy hens much, other than to check an egg to make sure they still were developing near the end of the incubation period.
     
  3. camalianus

    camalianus Songster

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    muscury broodies are very good hatching eggs. [​IMG] I owned 2 hens and 1 drake. Both went broody at the same time, one with 25 and the other with 22 eggs. After 35 days I had 23 and 20 newly ducklings. Within 6 months I had almost 90ish ducklings, so I decided not to give them any more eggs to hatch for a while.
     
  4. Thanks. She is a beautiful chocolate and my favorite. I would love to have some ducklings from her.
     
  5. YEA she would only let me look at two eggs but I saw movement.
     

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