Hatching duck eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by drmeyes236, Sep 26, 2009.

  1. drmeyes236

    drmeyes236 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I set 9 eggs from my own ducks this morning after I found my pekin drake was gone [​IMG] and I found the females nest. I had no clue she was even laying eggs until searching for him. I so want these eggs to hatch even just one to carry on my Lucky Duckies genes he was so sweet! So I am sad, excited, and very nervous due to my horrible hatching rates. The egg I cracked had a bulls eye so I think they are fertile, I just don't know how long they have been there.
     
  2. bargain

    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm Premium Member

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    Good luck and praying special blessings on those precious eggs for a hatching!!!

    Have a blessed day.
     
  3. mulia24

    mulia24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    wishing for you luckiness.

    many people said duck need a little higher humidity, keep it set.

    and i hate my ducks, they never lay any egg. [​IMG]
     
  4. drmeyes236

    drmeyes236 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I candled this morning for cracks and discovered 3 are double yolked [​IMG] Mama duck also layed another egg today which I added. Here is a question... should I just keep adding the eggs as she lays or should I gather them and add them all at once? They say the eggs will continue to be fertile without the drake for 14 days. What do I do with them while I am gathering?

    Thank you for the good lucks it is so appreciated.
     
    Last edited: Sep 26, 2009

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