Help with duck and goose hatching.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by runamuckVT, May 7, 2009.

  1. runamuckVT

    runamuckVT Out Of The Brooder

    I have quite a few geese and duck eggs in my bators and I am finding that their shells are too hard for the chicks to get out. Haven't had a problem with turkeys, chicks, or quail. I'm thinking it's humidity as I've had a hard time keeping it very high. Am I right? Any suggestions?
  2. melissa508

    melissa508 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 23, 2009
    After experiencng the same thing, I think its best to hatch waterfowl in a separate incubator.
    In the meantime you might want to give your watefowl eggs a spritz with water a couple times a day..thats how i did my swans

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