call duck incubating questions

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by SquawkingEagle, Sep 3, 2016.

  1. SquawkingEagle

    SquawkingEagle Just Hatched

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    hello there friends,
    i haven't ordered any call duck eggs yet, i just have a few (a lot) questions about incubating so they have the best chance possible:

    1: what humidity do you guys recommend? from what i have read its around 65% but a lot of people are also saying 40%, 80% ect. so im not sure which.

    2: what temperature is the best? i mostly see 99.5 F but some people said 100 so also not sure


    3: how often should i roll/turn them over, every hour? 3 times a day? 5 times?


    4: i read due to there small beaks that have trouble hatching, when should i step in to help if this is to happen? or should i let natural selection do its thing?


    6. if there shipped when do i count the days down, like if i get them and there say, 5 days old do they have 21 days left till they hatch? or do i start counting days down when i put them in the incubator?


    7: what should i do if they have a detached air pocket? how can i undetach it?

    also i have a brinsea mini advance incubator ive had great success with it

    thanks in advance [​IMG]
     
  2. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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  3. SquawkingEagle

    SquawkingEagle Just Hatched

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    thank you so much [​IMG]
     

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