Humidity of duck eggs

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by cathydyson, Oct 6, 2014.

  1. cathydyson

    cathydyson Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a silkie x hen that is sitting on some fertile duck eggs. I heard that if the humidity isn't right the ducklings will struggle to hatch, do I need to do anything or should I let her be?

    Also, is it safe for ducklings to be left with a silkie hen after they've hatched? will the fine feathers of a silkie hen suffocate them?
     
  2. enriquec

    enriquec Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Humidity isn't as important as temp. But more importantly, birds hatch eggs better than humans w technology, so nope you don't have to do anything :)
     

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