duck question

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  1. Jordan97

    Jordan97 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a mallard hen that was sitting on some eggs. I knew that she was sitting on them but don't know when she started. She got ran off her nest and won't go back so I put the last surviving egg in the incubator. Now I don't know exactly when it is going to hatch or when to stop turning it. ANY feedback would be appreciated.
     
  2. maxpedley

    maxpedley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Keep turning until it begins pipping. Dont worry about the duckling inside. I f its healthy the turning will just be annoying and slow the hatching process down but wont harm it. Your better turning than not turning the egg. Keep the humidity up and you should be fine.
     
  3. Jordan97

    Jordan97 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanx for the help
     
  4. Jordan97

    Jordan97 Out Of The Brooder

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    Also another question about the duck egg. I'm using a Brinsea incubator and at two days before hatching you are suppose to fill the water pot all the way full. I don't know when the two days before hatch is so what do I do now?
     
  5. maxpedley

    maxpedley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Id always have the water pot full for duck eggs all the way through incubation
     

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