Call Duck Eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by xoangelxo, May 29, 2012.

  1. xoangelxo

    xoangelxo Hatching

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    My female call duck just laid an egg. What is the best thing to do? I have the hen and drake together, and I don't have an incubator. I would like for it to hatch. Also, for future eggs, how do I go about keeping it for eating since they are fertilized? I'm used to chicken eggs where we just gather them and eat. Thanks in advance! :)
     
  2. mnferalkitty

    mnferalkitty Songster

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    Unless the female duck is broody or you have a broody hen you will have to incubate it yourself in an incubator if you want to hatch it. If you are going to eat your fertilized duck eggs I just put them in the frig asap so no developement begins I also write the date it was gathered right on the egg so I know whick eggs to eat first. If I am going to hatch my duck eggs I just put them in an egg carton on the counter and wait until I have enough to put in incubator.
     

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