Humidity for duck eggs.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Peaglenut, Aug 16, 2008.

  1. Peaglenut

    Peaglenut New Egg

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    Hello. I have been trying to find the right temperature and humidity for duck eggs and many sites say different things ranging from 55% to 70% and then raise for the last three days. I have an R-Com20 and the humidity only goes up to 70%. Has anyone got the answer and what do you think about misting. I have looked through the posts on this site and they differ too. Any advice would be very much appreciated. Many thanks.
     
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    When I hatch duck and geese I keep my humidity at 65% until day 24. Then I boost it to 85%.
    The temperature is the same as all fowl 99.5F in a circulated air incubator. In a still air incubator the temps should 101 - 102 at the top of the eggs.
     

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