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Incubating Mandarin Duck eggs

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by steve56616, Apr 10, 2015.

  1. steve56616

    steve56616 Out Of The Brooder

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    Any advice on incubating Mandarin duck eggs please? I hear they can be difficult!
    I have some that I have just started in my incubator yesterday
    Any tips would be greatly appreciated

    Thanks
    Steve
     
  2. ChicagoDucks

    ChicagoDucks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've never incubated mandarin ducks, just wanted to bump the thread and flow the replies. Good luck with the hatch, and watch that humidity!
     
  3. steve56616

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    Thank you
    I've been reading that Muscovy's are difficult also. Been reading that keeping humidity high may not be the right way but keeping them drier. Don't know what to do now
     
  4. steve56616

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    Quick update
    My two eggs are on day 14 and both doing well
     
  5. ChicagoDucks

    ChicagoDucks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cool! I look forward to seeing photos! I have 9 duck eggs in the incubator on day 19! Good luck on your hatch.
     
  6. ChicagoDucks

    ChicagoDucks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey Steve. How are the Mandarin's coming along?

    We've had a good hatch, 7 eggs hatched, 1 that looks like it will hatch today, and one quitter (on day 20, I think).
     
  7. steve56616

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    Hi

    Sorry , only just seen your messages. Congrats on your hatch. Mine are doing well. Have one more eggs incubating and due in 6 days.
    He is a clip of them taken today
     
  8. Susan10

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    So cute!!!
     
  9. bemba

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    How tame are they now?
     

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