Incubator/hatching help.

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by casslarrabee225, Jan 16, 2012.

  1. casslarrabee225

    casslarrabee225 Songster

    Apr 23, 2011
    Mid-Coast, Maine
    My Coop
    I'm going to start incubating some of my ducks eggs. [​IMG] I used the incubator to hatch my ducks I have now. But I've never had to hold the eggs until I had enough. I have an incubator with an automatic turner and i don't want to put the eggs in a different times and risk one that's hatched getting caught in the turner. I want to put them all in at one time and have them on the same schedule. She is (obviously) laying about one a day and I would like to be able to hatch as many as possible. How long can you hold them for until they NEED to go in the incubator and where do you even put them to hold them. It gets very cold here at night and they tend to freeze and crack outside. Any advice will help, THANKS GUYS! [​IMG]
    Last edited: Jan 16, 2012

  2. xIndigoSkyx

    xIndigoSkyx Songster

    Dec 4, 2010
    St.Albert, Alberta
    Up to ten days but seven is the recommend limit.
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