Incubating Muscovy Duck Eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by NYSilkies12601, Apr 23, 2017.

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    Is there anything different one has to do with duck eggs as opposed to chicken eggs when it comes to artificial incubation? Do you keep the humidity between 45% and 55% during incubation and then raise it going into lockdown? I know the Muscovy will take roughly 35 days to hatch. They usually sit and hatch for me but since they were laying well, I took a handful (about 30) and threw them in the incubator 6 days ago. I am using a HovaBator with fan and automatic egg turner.
     

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