Call duck egg tips for incubation!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Hybridchucks, May 4, 2017.

  1. Hybridchucks

    Hybridchucks Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi, right now I have a call duck egg in my brinsea incubator and i am on day 21 and on saturday its lockdown! YAY! [​IMG]
    I have loads of questions!
    What does the humidity need to be at on lockdown? How much niacin do I give to the duckling a day? What day should I supervise the duckling's first bath? That should be it for now, i will probably post some more questions later! xx thanks for all replys!!! xxx
     
  2. DwayneNLiz

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    i locked down at 60-65% humidity
    1 week old for first bath, make sure to have towels and maybe even blow dryer ready they get chilled very quickly (water-logged too)
    i just sprinkled the brewers yeast on their food, i didnt measure it [​IMG]
     
  3. Hybridchucks

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    What about now for humidity? (before lockdown)
     
  4. DwayneNLiz

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    depends on your location but mine did very well at about 35%

    how does your AC look?
     
  5. Hybridchucks

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  6. Hybridchucks

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    I have mine on about 86% is that BAD! Will it affect the egg now! Is it too late!
     
  7. DwayneNLiz

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    it is VERY high

    can you candle and trace your AC??
     
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    Is the temp meant to be different with different breeds of duck?
     
  9. Hybridchucks

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    What is AC lol
     
  10. DwayneNLiz

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    no, still 99.5 (37.5)

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