hatching mandarin eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by animalgirl2010, Mar 25, 2009.

  1. animalgirl2010

    animalgirl2010 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I dont know if this is the right section to post this in but I was wondering how many of you have hatched mandarin duck eggs in the incubator. I am ordering a hovabator genesis 1588 and I found a guy about 2 hours away that sells mandarin eggs for 45 dollars a dozen and that is shipping included. So I thought why not try it but I was just wondering if anyone has done it successfully I dont want to kill them.
     
  2. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Here is one of my old threads.

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=136625

    I have spoken to a couple breeders, and was told its better to hatch them in an incubator, as you will be able to closely moniter the humidity, etc. Also, I was told they do better being handturned 3x a day.

    Im waiting for my girls to start laying.
     
  3. animalgirl2010

    animalgirl2010 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the info. I did a search but I guess I overlooked that.
     

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