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Did I do something wrong?A Little help please!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Ortiz5954, May 27, 2016.

  1. Ortiz5954

    Ortiz5954 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey so I had our eggs incubating humidity was at 76 and paper said 80 so I misted in there lightly, eggs was moving before but now not much. Please tell me I did not compromise them?
     
  2. Rod-T

    Rod-T Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I do 40 to 45 % the first 18 days.. 70% last 3.. do not go by guage temp too... on incubator. . Get other ones tested to know if there aucurate
     
  3. Ortiz5954

    Ortiz5954 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Forgot to say they are duck eggs, duck eggs are higher right? I hope anyways!! First one pipped last night lots of movement today and then today 6 more pipped and was moving a lot but now have stopped the most part.
     
  4. Rod-T

    Rod-T Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pips awesome. .. I haven't done ducks I assume they incubate same way
     
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  5. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    No, most people incubate duck eggs at the same humidity as chicken eggs. If you were running 70-80% for the first 17 days, there's a good chance of drowning. You usually see between 30-45% and then 65-75% for hatch.
     
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