Humidity for duck eggs.

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

  1. Peaglenut

    Peaglenut Hatching

    Aug 10, 2008
    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 Crowing

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    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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