Call Ducks Finally Hatched

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Lacrystol, Mar 30, 2013.

  1. clousert

    clousert Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awww. I'm sorry to hear that. They are tough to get to hatch. Maybe check humidity and temp with another hygrometer/thermometer to make sure the one you're using is reading correctly. Everyone incubates differently but I incubate at 20-30% humidity and 100 degrees. I do not add any water during incubation and then add it at lockdown to raise humidity to 70-75%. The last time I heard of someone loosing that many before lockdown was because her hygrometer was off
     
  2. clousert

    clousert Chillin' With My Peeps

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    YAY. Glad you're still up :)
     
  3. Christabelle

    Christabelle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My inky is spot on. I think it has four different sensors in it. I am running a humidity pump because I live in the desert, but only have it on 30% humidity. Temp is at 100. All the chicken eggs I set with them are going strong, I guess I need to tweak something :(
     
  4. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    Well those reading are OK, I can already see one problem, and that is you shouldn't try to hatch duck eggs with chicken eggs unless you have a second incubator...

    Are you using air or still?
     
  5. Christabelle

    Christabelle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Air brinessa cabinet inky
    I'm auto turning them on their sides
    Temp 100
    Humidity 30%

    So SAD!!
     
  6. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    WHY WHAT"S WRONG??? I have about 2 more hours before I usually call it quits unless, there's a hatching going on that needs assisting with..
     
  7. Christabelle

    Christabelle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a separate cabinet hatcher, so I did not see a problem with it since I can lock them down separately.
     
  8. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    Auto turning them on there side? how are you doing this?
     
  9. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    OK because you will need it.
     
  10. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    So they are laying flat?
     

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