Cayuga duck hatching

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by chrisarvor, Sep 10, 2012.

  1. chrisarvor

    chrisarvor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hi
    i have just put in 12 Cayuga eggs
    i use an RCom suro 20 which has been superb all season for chickens etc
    but i have not hatched these Cayuga before
    any tips on heat an humidity ???? is it the same as chickens
    and i was told its 42 days to hatch is that correct?
    many thanks
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    I believe Cayugas take 28 days to hatch.
     
  3. mnferalkitty

    mnferalkitty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Duck are 28 days to hatch. This is how I hatch duck in my incubator but I have hova bator and little giant incubators
    I fill my water tray when I set them in auto turner
    I candle around day 10 or 12 refill water tray
    I candle and take out of turner day 25 refill water tray and leave them alone
    I have never measured my humidity so I do not know what it is
    I read somewhere you should mist duck eggs and the one time I tried that I had miserable hatch rate so I have never done it again.
    One thing that threw me for loop when I first started hatching duck eggs is they pip then make a hole in egg and work on that hole to zip and sometimes it can take 2-3 days!!
     
  4. chrisarvor

    chrisarvor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hi guys
    good news i have 3 ducks today so thanks for the info
    Is it just like new chickens now ???starter feed
    Anything different for ducks??
     

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