how long for swan eggs incubating until you throw them out??? HELP!!!!

Discussion in 'Ornamental Fowl (Swans, etc.)' started by wilson71895, Jun 11, 2010.

  1. wilson71895

    wilson71895 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mine are on day 45 or so.
     
  2. Buttercup Chillin

    Buttercup Chillin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 27, 2008
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    No one has answered you so. I don't realy know about swans, but I do know that Muscovies and Swans have the same incubation time of 35-37 days. I have Muscovies and they will sometimes go 39 days when set by a Hen, (this was in the winter). It is sometimes hard to set the date of when a hen sets the eggs.

    I would say that if the eggs haven't hatched by day 45 they aren't going to. If the eggs have turned dark and are real smelling they are no good. Don;t even open them.
     
  3. High Roost Ranch

    High Roost Ranch The Chicken Whisperer

    Try candling the eggs. I had to do that with my egyptians. They are a newly put together pair and she sat a clutch. I candled after 3 weeks of her setting tight and sadly all were clear. So I pulled them in hopes of her laying another clutch after accepting the male.
     
  4. Boggy Bottom Bantams

    Boggy Bottom Bantams Overrun With Chickens

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    if you're on day 45, they are junk.
    You can candle at day 4-7 just like any other egg and tell, but you have to have a true egg candleer to get threw they heavier shell.
     

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