Hatching Muscovy Duck Eggs

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by duckncover, Aug 6, 2014.

  1. duckncover

    duckncover Duck Obsessed

    Jan 17, 2009
    North Eastern PA
    Are the odds against me? I want to get an incubator and maybe 6 eggs but I'm afraid that it will be impossible and I am setting myself up for failure. Do they do better with hand turning or an auto turner? What size racks fit them best? Can someone suggest an incubator? I'd like to do it in the cheapest one possible as this is probably a one time thing. Any help or advice would be appreciated!

  2. txcarl1258

    txcarl1258 Songster

    Sep 11, 2010
    I hatched mine in a little giant incubator and I hand turned them three times a day. Apparently i had beginners luck as I hear they are so hard to hatch. My momma ducks hatch them for me now. I did mist them three times a day when I turned them if that helps.

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