Duck eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by swheat, Sep 22, 2010.

  1. swheat

    swheat The Bantam Barn

    Mar 18, 2008
    My Coop
    Did anyone see(or have seen) the Food Tech show on the History Channel, the "Chinese Take Out" documentary ? I found the part where the pekin duck eggs went into the walk-in incubators very interesting when I saw the temp they were using to incubate the eggs was set @ 98.5 degrees.
  2. Kasia

    Kasia Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2007
    New Orleans
    Yes, I saw it. A few weeks ago I saved seven Muscovy duck eggs from a flooded nest. I stuck 3 under my broody duck and 4 under my broody hen. The duck refused to sit on them so she stood over them. They never hatched. But the chicken hatched 3 of the 4. We got one from our avian vet that someone brought in, so we have 4 Muscovy babies at this time.

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