hatching chicken eggs with duck eggs....

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by circlecfarms, Mar 8, 2011.

  1. circlecfarms

    circlecfarms In the Brooder

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    Can you hatch chicken eggs with duck eggs... i know that the humidity has to be different but since the ducks take longer can you just mess with it?
     
  2. midget_farms

    midget_farms Songster

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    I wouldn't do it. I've not hatched ducks but I believe they lock down on different days. You would have trouble at the end I beleive.
     
  3. Cass

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    I read that if you set the duck eggs first and add the chicken eggs when the duck eggs are down to 21 days to go, you can do it. However I have never done it myself, so this is just hearsay. (but makes sense to me, how about you?)
     

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