Incubating Shipped Call Duck Eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Maidservant, Apr 22, 2009.

  1. Maidservant

    Maidservant Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 20, 2008
    Norwich, Norfolk, UK
    I am about to recieve my first set of shipped eggs. They are call duck eggs.

    Does anyone have any suggestions or tips to share? Either about shipped eggs in general or call duck eggs. I have a hovabator that already has mallard and runner eggs in it, holding steady with temp and humidity.

    I need info on everything, from the time the eggs arrive until hatch, since call ducks are a little different than normal duck eggs.

  2. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    let them rest 8-12 hours with large end up.

    Call ducks will need to be cooled for 10 min per day starting on day 10. They will also need to be misted during that cool down period with either warm or room temp water.

    Bump humidity up to 75-80% on day 23, and move to the hatcher. They hatch on day 26.

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