Misting duck eggs

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by KathyF, May 21, 2016.

  1. KathyF

    KathyF New Egg

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    Hi. My colleagues tried hatching khaki Campbell eggs last month. Out of 18 eggs only 2 hatched. We are trying again hoping for better success. I have read that they should be misted with warm water starting at day 10. Thoughts?
     
  2. dotknott

    dotknott Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've done both and have not seen any change in my hatch rate.
     
  3. Duck Drover

    Duck Drover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I tried misting and the ducklings ended up sticky, I am assuming due to too much humidity. We dry hatch in a still air but misting might help if you have a forced air incubator due to the fan making it drier.
     

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