Incubating Ducks in the classroom

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by rdickens, Feb 21, 2017.

  1. rdickens

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    Good Morning! My class and I are in need of help - about 2.5weeks ago we ordered duck eggs from an out of state Hatchery. At this point our eggs should be about 16days in, but 3 or 4 of our eggs appear to be further along than the 16 days when candling. Here are a few candling pics of where the air cell appears to be showing closer to the 25 day mark, please let us know your thoughts????
     
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  2. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't see any pics.
     
  3. rdickens

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  4. rdickens

    rdickens New Egg

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    I am sorry, we are having problems posting pics....still working on it
     
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    rdickens New Egg

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    First pic is the one showing further along according to air cell????


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  6. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks about right to me. What's the humidity like in your incubator?
    Do you have a still air incubator or a forced air incubator?
     
  7. rdickens

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    I have a Still Air and humidity has been at 48% since first day of incubation. Temp has been no higher than 100.0. I do have the option of getting another incubator to put the 3 further along eggs in, if needed. Just wondering what I should do and whether or not to start my further along ones into lockdown??
     
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    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. rdickens

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    Thanks, this is the actual chart we have been guiding off of and that is why we are wondering what we should do??
     
  10. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    With a still air incubator there's going to be areas that fluctuate in temp an humidity. You can try rotating them around .
     

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