How do i hatch peahen eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by teresa42299, Feb 1, 2016.

  1. teresa42299

    teresa42299 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how do i hatch a peahen egg?
    i am getting a peahen egg tomorrow to try to hatch. i am wondering what the humidity temp needs to be and how long does it take to hatch them and when should they be taken out of the turner.
     
  2. JetCat

    JetCat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    28 days at 99.5° and stop turning on day 26, otherwise i hatch exactly like chicken eggs, dry incubation then 65% in the hatcher.

    one thing i recommend is adding some chicken eggs on day 7 so you'll have chicks hatch at the same time, the chicks can teach the pea chicks to eat/drink as they have to be taught.
     
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  3. teresa42299

    teresa42299 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what should i keep the humidity at until day 26?
     
  4. JetCat

    JetCat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it depends on your location, as mentioned i dry incubate, i do not add any water during those first 26 days, my humidity stays in the mid to upper 30s for the most part, if it gets to mid 20s i'll add a little water but that's only on rare occasions here in the South East US.
     

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