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!

  5. tlb796

    tlb796 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 10, 2010
    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
    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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