Ducklings using Brinsea Octagon 20 Advance EX

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Jenny44, Jan 9, 2017.

  1. Jenny44

    Jenny44 Just Hatched

    Jan 9, 2017
    Hello! My first hatch with the Brinsea Octagon 20 Advance EX was chicks, and I had a great hatch rate. However, for my second hatch I plan to try and hatch ducklings. I'm still very new to this, and could use any advice people have as to how I should use this incubator specifically for ducks! I'm a teacher and will be hatching them in class (they have a great home set up with a child's grandparents) so I'd really like to have a successful hatch or there will be a lot of disappointed children! I was hoping to get the eggs around February, but is that too early for duck eggs? Also, should I hand turn for duck eggs vs letting the incubator turn them in the cradle? I'd appreciate any help or suggestions--I'm completely new to ducklings!

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