hatching calls

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by polish15, Feb 25, 2008.

  1. polish15

    polish15 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have never hatched call ducks and was wondering what the best incubator to hatch them in is? Is it possible to hatch them in a styerfome bator?
     
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I gave up trying to use an incubator for them and let my hens set on them when I want ducklings. I just never had much luck with incubating them.
     
  3. KingsCalls

    KingsCalls Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 22, 2007
    New Market,Tn.
    Katy........is right, calls are hard to hatch in a incubator. I'd use Silkie hens or some other broody hen or if you have a few call hens that will set on their own eggs let them do it.
     
  4. polish15

    polish15 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you that helps. Hopefully one of my cochins or orpingtons will go broody this year.
     
  5. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I have very good luck letting the call hens set their own eggs...maybe you should try that instead of giving them to a hen.
     

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