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Misting duck eggs

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

  1. KathyF

    KathyF New Egg

    May 19, 2016
    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

    Apr 11, 2016
    Rhode Island
    My Coop
    I've done both and have not seen any change in my hatch rate.
  3. Duck Drover

    Duck Drover Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2013
    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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