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how long do duck eggs take to hatch?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by zebserema, Aug 20, 2011.

  1. zebserema

    zebserema Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how many days what is the temp and humidity and can you sex day old ducklings?
     
  2. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

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    Most ducks eggs take 28 days incubation, but muscovies take and extra week. The incubation is much the same as chickens - same temp but higher humidity. around 55% for the first 25 days- then when you stop turning the eggs bump it up to around 80%

    Ducklings can be vent sexed from day old- but also their are a few that can be determined by colour ( down or bill colour )depending on their breeding.
     
  3. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    My muscovy duck eggs take about 35 days.
     
  4. zebserema

    zebserema Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can you do dry incubation with ducks?
     
  5. zebserema

    zebserema Chillin' With My Peeps

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    anyone?
     

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