First duck eggs in the bator!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Angie Poo, Aug 27, 2013.

  1. Angie Poo

    Angie Poo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is my first time ever incubating eggs. I got an incubator with an auto egg turner from my local feed store and placed 11 eggs in it. It is now day 15 almost 16. I had to remove two of the 11 eggs in the first week since there was no growth but the 9 left are doing great! I'm really surprised that so many are actually growing! The reason I say that was since only 4 of the eggs were fresh and the other 7 were collected while I was at fair which made them 1-2 weeks old and kept in far from perfect conditions. I just candled them since I wasn't up to doing it a few days ago (I got bucked off my horse) and it reminds me of an ultra sound... I get to see them wiggle and kick! :) I'm getting pretty impatient now lol can't wait tell they hatch! I will have a mix of different mix breeds which includes Indian runners, Rouens and Anconas.
     
  2. chickarooo

    chickarooo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    u ride horses so do I what breed do u have I own a stud so I have a least 30 riding is the best u get a taste of freedom I do hate when I get bucked off got buck off by a horse I was breaking in and I snapped my humorous now about the eggs u are not going to be sleeping my friend for the next few days u are going to be a tired person while u wait for those little guys to hatch good LUCK
     
  3. chickencrazy999

    chickencrazy999 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hope they do well please keep us updated :) Good luck
     
  4. Bunnylady

    Bunnylady POOF Goes the Pooka

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    You know duck eggs take 28 days to hatch, right?

    Wishing you the best of luck with them. I have had less success with duck eggs than with chicken eggs, but I have hatched a few. Duckies imprint on people very easily; they are such cute little critters. Uh oh. Now I'm getting wistful for the plip-plap-plip-plap of little webbed feet on the kitchen floor . . . .[​IMG]

    Keep us posted!
     
  5. chickencrazy999

    chickencrazy999 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bunny lady are you hatching any chicks ect at the moment ?
     
  6. Bunnylady

    Bunnylady POOF Goes the Pooka

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    No, I'm trying to get my numbers down (though I have some Seramas that are still laying well and I am awfully tempted!)
     
  7. Angie Poo

    Angie Poo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chickarooo my family breeds and raises mules. We currently have a total of 17 head. Our mares are a mix of paints, thoroughbreds, and quarter horses. Right now I'm working on retraining a 3 year old off the track thoroughbred gelding ( he is quiet the handful but is making leaps and bounds).

    Bunnylady yes I did lots of research before I jumped into this (like I do with all my adventures). Since your name is Bunnylady does that mean you have lots of bunnies too? Lol

    Thanks everyone I will keep you posted on how my eggs are developing. I can't wait until the 8th of September! That's day 28 for these guys.
     
  8. chickarooo

    chickarooo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am breaking in a 3 year old warm blood he is a stunner but boy can he move and he finds it fun to buck and buck like a bucking bronco
     
  9. Bunnylady

    Bunnylady POOF Goes the Pooka

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    Leaps and bounds right out from under you, from the sound of it.[​IMG]

    Yes, I have bunnies. A few goats, two quarter horses, two miniature horses, and a mini mule. Let's not talk about cats, shall we?[​IMG]
     
  10. Angie Poo

    Angie Poo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe he thinks he should be in a rodeo instead [​IMG]
    Haha yes Bunnylady leaps and bounds right out from under me! I was asking since I have bunnies too [​IMG] I happen to breed and show them [​IMG] I agree about the cats... I'm not even sure of how many I have anymore...
     

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