Incubating Muscovy Eggs ??

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Pheasant283, Sep 22, 2012.

  1. Pheasant283

    Pheasant283 In the Brooder

    Mar 23, 2011
    So bought a pair of Muscovy ducks today. First time I have had muscovies. Just thinking ahead for next spring, but how hard is it to incubate and hatch muscovy eggs?? Read a blurp on the net somewhere saying that once you pick an egg the muscovy duck will move her nest to a new spot, is that true?

    So does it work to incubate muscovy eggs or is it best to let the duck set and hatch them out?

  2. Wulfandwyn

    Wulfandwyn Songster

    Sep 5, 2011
    So far from my three batches of duck raised babies if the hen goes broody they hatch ducklings really well. I have had no success incubating muscovy eggs in the bator but then I haven't had much success incubating any eggs (duck or chicken) in the bator. If you don't own a bator then you have to include the costs of the bator in your decision too.

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