Do you use the daily Cooling Down Method??

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by LilDucky85, Mar 25, 2009.

  1. LilDucky85

    LilDucky85 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How long do you let the eggs cool everyday for the cooling down period? Do you even use this method?
     
  2. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

    Dec 26, 2007
    Maryland
    Most people let the eggs cool down for 15mins everyday with a fine mist of water

    i just started well my last duck incubation i did .. but i use to never to it and i had good hatches either way

    it's pretty much a back and forth thing with everyone
     
  3. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
    i am doing two goose eggs right now and have been cooling them 15 mins each day after day 4.

    so far so good!
     
  4. cowman910

    cowman910 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i dont think you need to because its is supposed to stimulate a mother getting out of the water but some broody ducks wont even leave the water so i dont think you MUST do it .
     

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