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Incubating duck egg

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Gyoza, Mar 23, 2012.

  1. Gyoza

    Gyoza Out Of The Brooder

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    This is the first time I incubate any eggs. I got a Hova-bator and egg turner.
    2 of the eggs the yolk is towards the top of the egg near air sac. I can see blood vessels. Is these two eggs still good to continue incubating?
     
  2. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Duck eggs shouldn't really be used with an egg turner. They do much better on their sides and turned manually. They take 28 days to hatch. If you see vessels, I would keep them. This thread will tell you everything you need to know about hatching water fowl eggs. I currently have 30 duck eggs in a hovabator with fan and am hand turning them at least 3 times a day.
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/491013/goose-incubation-hatching-guide-completed
     
  3. Gyoza

    Gyoza Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you : D
     

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