is it ok to leave in incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by sheila3935, Jan 19, 2011.

  1. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have duckling that hatched about 3 this afternoon. Is it ok to leave them in the bator overnight? should I put water in for them? I am new at hatching ducklings. I have hatched chicks many times. Are they like chicks and are ok without for awhile?
     
  2. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Yes, overnight will be okay. Ducklings are pretty much the same, in that they absorb a yolk and can live off it for a while. I wouldn't go much past tomorrow morning, though!
     

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