first try mallards and chickens

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  1. mjanderson437

    mjanderson437 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just got a Brinsea Octagon eco 20 for Valentine's and today found one of our semi wild mallard nests with about 8 eggs. A friend has some fertile chicken eggs and several BYC thread searches later, we are going to try incubating the eggs simultaneously. Mallards in on Wednesday 2/20, chickens the following Tuesday with a 3/19 hatch date. Excited to give this a whirl. Let's hope for success!
     
  2. Sally Sunshine

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  3. mjanderson437

    mjanderson437 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Veining in 7/8 duck eggs on day 5!
     
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  5. tadpole98

    tadpole98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thats great! Only 24 more days to go [​IMG] keep us updated
     

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