Misting duck eggs?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ecrb223, Sep 27, 2014.

  1. ecrb223

    ecrb223 New Egg

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    Do you find misting duck eggs to be beneficial? I am about to start incubating, and I understand it mimics the mother. Do you cool them and then mist them? How often, and with warm or room temp water? Thanks for the help!
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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  3. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    AMIGA, Great Information LOL

    Yes, I think Misting is beneficial especially for ducks, and NO I do not nor have I cooled my eggs down. Well actually I take that back, when I candle, I guess technically you can say that's a cool down but other then that. NOPE..

    Kind of put yourself in the Mamma ducks place, they go swimming and then sit on there eggs. HOWEVER, I have had a Cochin sit on Duck eggs and successfully hatch them but I did have to spray them really good once it was time for them to hatch.
     
  4. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Thanks for the confirmation, Lacrystol! [​IMG]
     

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