Muscovy egg hatching early!!!

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

  1. Ms T

    Ms T Hatching

    Apr 20, 2012
    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 even if I did lock down at this day.....would it hurt the others?
  2. AnimalLover234

    AnimalLover234 Chirping

    Feb 6, 2012
    Bay City, TX
    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

    Apr 20, 2012
    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

    Jun 4, 2010
    My Coop
    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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