Muscovy egg hatching early!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Ms T, May 27, 2012.

  1. Ms T

    Ms T Hatching

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    I"ve got 10 Muscovy eggs on day 30 of incubation. I woke up this morning to find one of the eggs starting to hatch.......very small crack and I can hear peeping. I have NO IDEA if I should keep turning the other eggs, or go ahead and lock down and not open it at all because of that one starting to hatch. I haven't touched them and only open the incubator for a second to add more water to up the humidity some. Anyone know or have any suggestions on what I should do. This is my first time hatching duck eggs and I know muscovies usually take 35 days....so even if I did lock down at this day.....would it hurt the others?
     
  2. AnimalLover234

    AnimalLover234 Chirping

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    I don't have any experience at all with ducks but I do have a little with chickesn and it wouldn't hurt to put it on lockdown now :) Good luck with your hatch ;)
     
  3. Ms T

    Ms T Hatching

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    Thanks.....that's kinda what I was thinking as well. Guess I will just have to wait and see now how it goes.
     
  4. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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    I'd go ahead and put them all on lockdown, too. Good luck [​IMG]
     
  5. somadlyinlove

    somadlyinlove Songster

    How did it go?
     

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