Duck eggs help!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by DUCKGIRL89, Aug 12, 2011.

  1. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How long can fertile duck eggs last without being in a bator??? HELP!!!!!
     
  2. crazypetlady

    crazypetlady Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have had them for up to a week I don't know how long they can go we only saved ours a week before incubating.
     
  3. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I wanted to get some duck eggs for a incubator but I dont have a incubator yet. But the eggs I want on ebay go away in like 2 days. How long does it take for a bator to get to your home?
     
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  4. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone know?
     
  5. Gypsy07

    Gypsy07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I imagine it depends entirely on where you order it from and whether you have an option to pay extra for express shipping...
     
  6. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Under proper condition eggs can be stored up to 15 days max.

    10 days is good

    keep them in a dark cool high humidity room


    If I would need to buy eggs and get them shipped to me, I would ask the seller to add 1 or 2 cold packs

    Summer is not the best time to shipp eggs
     
  7. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

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    Wait for the next batch of eggs.

    Not only do you have the shipping time for the incubator, but you must set it up and run it for a couple of days to make sure you have the temperature stabilized.

    Write to the seller and ask if there will be another batch a bit later. Many people with eggs for sale have a steady stream of them. Some this week, more next week.
     
  8. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

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    If you want one of those little Styrofoam incubators, Jeffers ships the same day as your order.

    You are aware that if you hatch eggs, you will get more drakes, and you seem to be having problems with getting rid of the one you've got now.
     
  9. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok just found out that they will be shipped on the 23rd through the 29th. and the bator should be here any day now.
     
  10. HoglundH

    HoglundH Chillin' With My Peeps

    There is usually someone in your area who is not using their Bator at any given time, ask some of your friends who hatch to borrow theirs. I am sure they would oblige. Or check your local feed store, a lot of them sell them.
     

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