Looking for some advice, first time incubating Ancona duck eggs!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by CoensChickens, Mar 21, 2015.

  1. CoensChickens

    CoensChickens In the Brooder

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    Hey everyone! This is my first time trying to hatch any kind of duck eggs so just looking for some advice. Humidity, lockdown day etc. Thanks in advance!
     

  2. lazy gardener

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    Have you read "hatching 101" in the learning center? That's a good place to start. There's a chart giving incubation specifics on the different types of poultry. I've not hatched duck eggs in an incubator before. Most of them take 28 days, though there are exceptions to the rule. There may also be some humidity variations that you'll need to follow. Start with Hatching 101, then go to the duck section under "other back yard poultry". You should be able to find some one there who can talk you through it. I wish you the best.
     
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  3. CoensChickens

    CoensChickens In the Brooder

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    Yes I have read both, but just looking for some hands on experience :) I dry incubate my chicken eggs and kinda wondering if I can do the same with duck eggs.
    Thanks for your help! :)
     

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