Incubating Duck Eggs :D Second time lucky?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Newbie_Hatcher, Mar 8, 2011.

  1. Newbie_Hatcher

    Newbie_Hatcher Out Of The Brooder

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    After last years stressful and very sad (see previous posts) attempt at hatching I have decided to give it another go. I bought 6 Aylesbury duck eggs from Ebay and to my delight 5 are fertile [​IMG]

    Tomorrow will be day 15 - I would have posted earlier but wanted to wait and make sure everything was going to run smoothly. [​IMG]
    I bought a new fan-assisted incubator from Ebay too - cheap and extremely easy to use.

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/INCUBATOR-FAN...es_Poultry&hash=item27b8c41e88#ht_2252wt_1178

    Candled yesterday and all look like there developing fine.

    I told myself I wouldn't get too excited this time just in case, but it's definitely hard!!
     
  2. tay_boe

    tay_boe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is your humidity?
     
  3. Newbie_Hatcher

    Newbie_Hatcher Out Of The Brooder

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    It's holding at 55% and occasionally drops to 50%, I've pretty much just got a small pot of water with a sponge in it, which seems to be doing the trick.
     

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