Misting eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by DUCKGIRL89, Aug 17, 2011.

  1. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old do your eggs need to be to mist them, and when do you stop? Oh duck eggs by the way.
     
  2. thatduckguyy

    thatduckguyy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:What do you mean how old? You can mist them at any time [​IMG]
    Good luck with your hatch [​IMG]
     
  3. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wait? Mist? What does that mean? lol I'm new to this! lol
     
  4. thatduckguyy

    thatduckguyy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Tog ive them a spirtz of water during incubation. Its great it bumps humidity back up quick.
     
  5. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    Ducks are pretty straight forward.

    Candle at days: 6. 10, 18 $& lockdown

    Days 1- 24humidity around 40-50%

    Day 25 (lockdown) up to 70-75%

    Mist starting day 7, once a day with warm clean water, stop on day 24

    Shellie


    Day 1 is the day following when you place them in the bator.
     
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  6. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Tog ive them a spirtz of water during incubation. Its great it bumps humidity back up quick.

    OH!! I see!
     
  7. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When I said "old" I ment like how long do the eggs have to be in. sorry duckguyy lol. And thanks I hope the hatch gos well. By the way, my hovabator just got here like ten mins ago yay!
     
  8. yinepu

    yinepu Overrun With Chickens

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    except for Muscovys... they take 35 days.. lockdown for them would be day 32
     
  9. K8tieCat

    K8tieCat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I misted my eggs ery lightly every time the broody hen got off her eggs too long.
     
  10. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    Quote:You don't need to mist duck eggs being sat on by a broody since they provide the heat and humidity from when they take a quick swim.
     

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