Mallards Hatching

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by deserthotwings, Apr 13, 2012.

  1. deserthotwings

    deserthotwings Songster

    Jul 1, 2011
    Queen Creek AZ
    This is day 24 for my 24 mallard eggs. This morning I went to set the incubator for lockdown and had one fully hatched (without ever being locked down) he is active and normal. Two of the other eggs have pipped and are rocking and rolling. My main question is how long should I leave the little fellow in the bator. I've heard everything from one hour to twentfour hours. Should I leave him in there all night ? I have my temp set at 98.5 and hummidity at 70. Any help or suggestions will be much appreciated. Thanks

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