is this normal for ducks to die in eggs every other day

pax12

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is this normal for ducks to die in eggs every other day its day 19 and I had some die on day 3 day 16 day 18
temp 100 hum 51 to 75 some times) spray eggs when needed


what am i doing wrong
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I'm a little confused over the day 19 hatch comment. If set on the 18th they shouldn't be scheduled to hatch until the 15th.

Forced air or still air incubation?

Duck eggs tend to be more fragile and react worse to shipping trauma than chicken eggs.

Where the eggs overly dirty or had they been washed? Either one of the two can have an effect.

I think you can expect a ton of questions before this gets narrowed down.

TX is right about the variables. So many things can go wrong.
 
What kind of duck eggs are they? How do you know they died on day 3? It is hard to see anything at all on day 3 when candling.
 

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