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I think i have a problem...

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by classroomducks, Oct 20, 2009.

  1. classroomducks

    classroomducks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So i was thinking about my upcoming hatch on the 31 and i have run into a problem. I have 9 pekin eggs due the 31. Humidy goes up turner goes off...check! BUT...my 6 remaining mallard eggs are behind my pekins by 4 days. So how can I turn off the turner turn up the humidity and still keep my mallard babies going. I cannot make/buy a new incubator. There really is not fund for it. Cross my fingers and hope for the best? Can I just turn the turner off while the eggs hatch? or does it HAVE to be the last 3 days. I can hand turn for part of the day but not at night. And that still leaves the high humidity a problem. [​IMG] I think i might have a big problem on my hands. [​IMG] Any help would be appreciated. Thanks
     
  2. citalk2much

    citalk2much Twilight Blessings Farm

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    GR MI: TN bound!
    Can you find a bator to barrow?
     
  3. whitecra

    whitecra Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2008
    Oklahoma
    I would hand turn the ones that need it and hope for the best. I would think they should be fine.
    Chris
     
  4. classroomducks

    classroomducks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the increased humidity in the last few days wont hurt them?
     
  5. pirtykitty

    pirtykitty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are hatching on my birthday!!!!! Ya:D[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]:
     
    Last edited: Oct 20, 2009
  6. classroomducks

    classroomducks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL [​IMG] Well then


    HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO KITTY! HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU! [​IMG]
     
  7. eggybritches

    eggybritches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had seven runner eggs in my incubator. Six of them were set, and then I stuck another in four days later. I really didn't expect anything to happen with it (especially because I turned the turner off two days early for the other six) but low and behold, he is zipping tonight.

    So you never know...
     

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