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Incubating eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ZoeS95423, Apr 17, 2011.

  1. ZoeS95423

    ZoeS95423 Songster

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    Hello all, I am new to incubating. I want to incubate some duck eggs, im not sure which kind yet. But I want to know all you need to know [​IMG]
     

  2. kandyg_99

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    Do you have an incubator?? I have Duck Eggs in mine now on lockdown..
     
  3. ZoeS95423

    ZoeS95423 Songster

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    I do not yet, I always remember when I was younger incubating Chicken eggs, and hatching them successfully with my father. We probably still have that incubator, But of course, I want a new one. I want to know top brands. I want to know everything I need, And Everything I should know. I dont want to go into this myself, and fail. That would be very disappointing to me.
     
  4. kandyg_99

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    On Incubators I have Two Sportsmans & an Avey Incubator. The Sportsmans are older models but I love the room I have for eggs.My Avey Incubator is all digital,I have been hatching chickens, Ducks & Geese and have pretty good luck with all my incubators.Let me know what your going to be hatching and I'll try my best to help.If I don't have the answer there are tons of people on here I'm sure someone can help you out.
     
  5. ZoeS95423

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    Well, I am very interested in purchasing some welsh harlequin eggs, or ancona eggs to hatch. Maybe some black swedish too. Pretty much whatever I can get my hands on first, and for the cheapest. I have already spent a decent amount on the ducks I have now, but hatching is something I have been wanting to do. So im searching around trying to find where I can get eggs for the cheapest. Plus with shipping and handling it kind of adds up ; ). That is what I plan on hatching.
     
  6. ecse129

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    Check Ebay both for eggs and incubators. I LOVE my Brinsea incubator. It is very stable and I have duck eggs due to hatch this week inside it now. With Ebay, check the feedback. I have gotten some GREAT eggs but also some that weren't well packaged and got jostled too much in shipping. You can also check a local feed store. At mine, you can order fertile eggs from local farmers. Good luck!
     
  7. charbel

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    hey all its the first time for me iam trying to incubate some chicks my friend told that i only need a wooden box and a lamp and a cup of water i did what he told me and the temp of the box is around 42 c i would like to know if it is possible for them to hatch
    i hope someone answers me
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