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Help!! I have an incubator and eggs, now what???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by luvmydux, May 14, 2011.

  1. luvmydux

    luvmydux Songster

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    I have a Hova-Bator incubator and egg turner. I have fertile Runner Duck eggs that I would like to try and hatch. Does anyone know how to use it and how much water etc etc etc? I think it needs to be on for 24 hours before I start too, right?
     

  2. GrannysRoost

    GrannysRoost Songster

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    Read the directions with the bator...mine says 28 to 33 days for ducks...?
     
  3. homemakerjulie

    homemakerjulie Songster

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    I am in the same place, well picking up eggs tomorrow, hopefully [​IMG]. So getting it all ready tonight after I get the kids to sleep. I'm so excited and also nervous I'll mess it up, can't wait! Good luck to you!

    Julie
     
  4. luvmydux

    luvmydux Songster

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    I borrowed my bator so no instructions:( I cant tell if my egg turner is working either
     
  5. TayFray!

    TayFray! Songster

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    as long as your egg turner is plugged in you should be fine, it is hard to tell if they are working and also you need to keep your humity really well and set the temp to 99.5
     
  6. kimandrich

    kimandrich Chirping

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    Plug in the turner and check to see if the trays have turned at all in 3 hours.
     
  7. pen1124

    pen1124 In the Brooder

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