Humidity levels for hatching ducks?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Cherlyn, Sep 6, 2009.

  1. Cherlyn

    Cherlyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hatching a mini silver appleyard. I have read that humidity should be 65% until first pip, then up to 80%, then down to 70% after the duckling is completely hatched. Is this what everyone follows, or do you have your own figures?

    ~Cherlyn
     
  2. CityChicker

    CityChicker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I keep mine at 55%-65% during incubation and 75%-85% during the hatch. I weigh the eggs to monitor weight loss and use that as somewhat of a guide.
     

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