Incubating Mallard eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by smcdon, Apr 12, 2011.

  1. smcdon

    smcdon New Egg

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    I am new at hatching duck eggs, and I was wondering what temperature I should set the incubator at? Also, how many days does it take to hatch mallard eggs? What day would I need to stop turning them? Thanks.
     
  2. smcdon

    smcdon New Egg

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    Is there any place that I can find this information?
     
  3. duckking

    duckking Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From what I understand, they need the same temps as chicken eggs (around 99.3-99.6F), but slightly higher humidity, mind you the RH% people use ranges from dry to high. They take 28 days to hatch and you go into lockdown on day 25. Haven't done it myself, but good luck!
     

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