Help quick!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Harley's girl, Apr 2, 2008.

  1. I know I know!!! I should not have waited until now! But I have duck eggs pipping! I have a still air incubator what should the temp be???? I read that it should be 98.5 but is that for a forced air incubator? Or still air? [​IMG] HELP!!!! Quickly!! They are pipping now!!!! [​IMG]
  2. Stormhorse23

    Stormhorse23 Songster

    Aug 22, 2007
    101 works best for me!
  3. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

    Jan 30, 2007
    I don't think you need to be messing with the temp if the eggs are already pipping...could be more trouble...I'd leave it the way it is...

    I'm not sure on temps for duck but if their anything like chicks you shouldn't mess with the temps now once they have pipped...

    Maybe someone else will chime in with duck knowledge....

    NYREDS Crowing

    Jan 14, 2008
    Seems a funny time to be asking but if they're pipping the temp must be ok.
  5. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I agree with TOH...I wouldn't mess with the temp if they're already pipping. What's your humidity?
    Last edited: Apr 2, 2008
  6. I dont know! I do not have a hygrometer. This was just given to me and I thought hey why not put some duck eggs in it?! I do need to purchase a hygrometer. It is on my list of things to do. I am new at the whole duck egg thing! Next time (if there is a next time) I will be more prepared. Promise! Thanks for the help. You guys are awesome!! [​IMG]

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