Muscovy duck eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by pinknose, Jun 20, 2011.

  1. pinknose

    pinknose Out Of The Brooder

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    I got some muscovy eggs but I don't know if they are fertile. I put them under my broody hen. My question is what is the shortest time that I can candle them?
     
  2. Griffin Nest

    Griffin Nest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I candle mine with a REALLY bright light and can see development on day 3
     
  3. Rare Feathers Farm

    Rare Feathers Farm Overrun With Chickens

    Muscovies take 35-37 days to hatch. I usually don't candle mine until day 9. I haven't had any luck with a hen hatching them out, either. Usually, they will leave the nest after 25-30 days and the Muscovies still need a week or two to go....
     

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