Muscovy Eggs Hatching!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Bleenie, Dec 16, 2010.

  1. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    My fingers are crossed!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] 3 of the Muscovy eggs in the incubator are pipping or peeping right now! I can't wait to see what these new babies look like [​IMG]

    I lost about 8 eggs in the last couple days because of my temp not wanting to stay right, it kept dropping to 95... and with an upright thermometer i know it's at least a degree or two colder where the eggs are at. I can't believe these 3 are actually hatching!

    AND, I also have a Double Yolker Scovy egg that's still growing well in there! I was so happy to see those 2 blobs moving around this morning! [​IMG]
     
  2. lovesduckies

    lovesduckies Bedroom Farm Inc.

    Jan 11, 2010
    the ducky room
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    i hope they hatch for you!!!!! good luck!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  3. gofasterstripe

    gofasterstripe Chillin' With My Peeps

    Good luck with your hatch [​IMG]
     
  4. Hi! Good luck with the Muscovy eggs! I've got the first 3 out in this weeks hatch (Pekins and Anconas due yesterday) despite the 'plug that keeps unplugging itself in the night' (I'm going to superglue the thing in place).
    Go ducks!

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    Lisa
     
  5. tlb796

    tlb796 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What kind of incubator are you using?
     
  6. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    If it's styrofoam, Dont superglue it!! It'll melt the foam and mess up the bator. I had to use Duct Tape to fix the windows on my incubator, it looks tacky now that it's been on there a couple years and it's all dirty but it made it work SO much better! It really keeps the humidity now too.
     
  7. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    I am using an old Little Giant Still Air incubator. I bought it from a lady a few years ago for $10 with the turner, it's been my BESt incubator! I tried a Hovabator with the fan but Hated it, I just couldnt get the temp right on it.
     
  8. duckluv

    duckluv Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 20, 2010
    Ohio
    Any new progress?
     
  9. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    One baby has a small hole now and the other two are into the air sacs but no cracks in the shell yet. I got the temp back to normal now so hopefully it'll warm them up and get them more motivated to pip. [​IMG]
     
  10. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    Baby #1 got out this morning, I had to help but it's doing great now. We left for a while to go see some cats at a local shelter & while we were gone baby #2 shot out of its egg! It's an adorable little Blue Pied, #1 is a Black Pied.... I will get pics as soon as they get moved into the brooder. [​IMG]
     

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