Egg Turner for Ducks?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by alasmith32, Mar 25, 2009.

  1. alasmith32

    alasmith32 Out Of The Brooder

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    I am hoping someone can help me. I have an LG still air incubator and would like to incubate some duck eggs. Can I use an egg turner for this or do I need to turn the eggs manually?
    Thanks!
     
  2. vickie2133

    vickie2133 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have the same incubator and with the last hatch of duck eggs, I had 8 eggs, that was bought over ebay, and shipped thry the mail. I used a turner and got 6 out of 8 mallards to hatch. They are so cute.
     
  3. Mojo Chick'n

    Mojo Chick'n Empress of Chickenville

    Quote:I am using a turner for my duck eggs - but they are call duck eggs, only the size of chicken eggs. Not sure how the larger eggs would do (heighth-wise) in a turner.

    The goose eggs I have to hand turn (laying them on their side - way too big for a turner).

    meri
     
  4. alasmith32

    alasmith32 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the info:D This is the first time I've incubated since I was in 4-H. I am so nervous! I really want this to go well. I'm really worried about turning the eggs myself..
     

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