Lockdown: Ducklings and chickies

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SeaHen, Jun 10, 2010.

  1. SeaHen

    SeaHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We're only on day 17 for the chicken eggs, but last night while candling we saw shadows poking through the inner membranes of the duck eggs. They're all together because I inherited the duck eggs about 2 weeks ago and had no idea when they were due to hatch. Amazingly, we had just finished constructing our homemade incubator and had it up and running with a few of our own chicken eggs when we got the new arrivals.

    I've got the humidity at 70% and notice the temperature is creeping up, but I'm trying not to hover. There is one with the air cell on the side that I have some concerns about, but others have said they can hatch fine that way.. Please keep your fingers crossed and send a blessing our way!
     
  2. sgtmck1

    sgtmck1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sterling, Ok.
    I have 6 ducks and 3 peacocks in my homemade bator due to hatch and my ducks just piped
     
  3. SeaHen

    SeaHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations on the pips!! I would LOVE to incubate peafowl eggs! What color will they be and where did you get them?
     
  4. sgtmck1

    sgtmck1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sterling, Ok.
    Blue Got them at local auction.
     

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