Chickens and Ducks in the Incubator Together

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chickenfarmgirl, Feb 23, 2015.

  1. chickenfarmgirl

    chickenfarmgirl Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey! So I started some chickens and ducks in my 'bator at the same time, and then realized that that might have been a problem because of different humidity needs. [​IMG]

    Right now I've been holding the humidity at 30-35%, but I am wondering what to do when the chickies lock down period starts. Should I just raise it up to 60-65%, and call it good?

    They are on day 12 right now.
    Thanks for your replies!!!
     
  2. madamiec

    madamiec Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The ducks are more tolerant of humidity issues so I wouldn't worry. Just spritz the duck eggs when you add water to the incubator. I don't even have trouble with dry hatching most duck eggs. Your plan should work fine.
     
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