Can I hatch chickens and ducks at the same time? Help

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Zgoatlady, Apr 5, 2012.

  1. Zgoatlady

    Zgoatlady Songster

    Mar 20, 2009
    Enumclaw, WA
    My Coop
    Ok so Ive been hatching lots of chicken eggs, I have a cabinet incubator that I have the eggs in for the first 18 days than I move them to a hatcher I have.
    So I know NOTHING about duck eggs, oh take that back I know they dont hatch in 21 days. They are scoveys so I need all the help I can get. [​IMG]

  2. Oceanseve

    Oceanseve Songster

    May 23, 2008
    Guthrie, OK
    I am currently doing that. I set both at the same time, I spray the duck eggs every few hours to keep the humidity up. Moved the chicken to lock down a few days ago, waiting for them to hatch. The duck eggs will go in lock down next monday, day 25 for them. I'm on day 21 for the chicken eggs, but I think they are going to take another day to hatch. The duck eggs are developing wonderfully. You might check the duck section for advice. This is my first time trying to hatch either
  3. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Songster

    Apr 11, 2011
    The lady I get my eggs from hatches everything in the same incubator for the first 18 days, then moves them to the hatcher. She gave me a duck egg and told me it should be good in the same incubator. So we'll see.

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