First time hatching in incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by KristyHall, Feb 20, 2011.

  1. KristyHall

    KristyHall Overrun With Chickens

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    As most of you know I've had chickens for about 5 or 6 years. I received an incubator for my birthday and I have it all set up, the eggs are in, everything is working, the humidity, temperature, and the egg turner is all set, and I am soooo excited. I hope they all hatch!
    I put the duck eggs in first then 7 days after I added the duck eggs I'll add the chicken eggs. BTW when they hatch, should I separate the ducklings form the chicks?
     
  2. MuscovyMad

    MuscovyMad Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The ducklings will eat alot more than the chicks when they are growing so if you are using medicated feed you will need to seperate then otherwise the ducks can overdose. But other than that i'm sure they will be fine.

    Might be a bit unfair on the cleanish chickens having to live with the dirtywater loving ducks though. [​IMG]
     
  3. KristyHall

    KristyHall Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:ah, thanks. I'll separate them when I get the c hance then
     

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