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Hatching duck and chicken eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by applebutter14, Jan 28, 2016.

  1. applebutter14

    applebutter14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i was wondering: can i hatch my call duck eggs with chicken eggs? i know duck eggs take longer so was was thinking about starting them a few days earlier and adding my chicken eggs later on but i was worried if that would mess up the duck eggs.so im not sure what to do. this is my first time incubating.
     
  2. applebutter14

    applebutter14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    does any body know? [​IMG]
     
  3. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, you can incubate them together. Compensate for the longer incubation time for the duck eggs by adding the chicken eggs later (pay attention to breed of your ducks, most take 28 days but some go longer). Set the chicken eggs at the appropriate time, and everyone will hatch together on the same day.
     
  4. applebutter14

    applebutter14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you! This is my 1st time hatching so im a little nervous. if i can ill post pictures when they hatch! [​IMG]
     
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  5. CyndiD

    CyndiD Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    @applebutter14 Hi i am wondering how your chicken and ducks hatch is coming along?
    i am doing the same thing, duck and chicken together.
     

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