New Here: Need Info on Eggs and Ducklings ASAP, please.

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by harpandlore, Aug 26, 2013.

  1. harpandlore

    harpandlore New Egg

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    I have been keeping chickens a long time, but am new to ducks. I have a half dozen duck eggs in my incubator and they are just starting to pip. This isn't the usual should I assist question. I know to leave them alone. But one hatched yesterday and the duckling was very active in the incubator. I turned over one of the other pipping eggs as it was scampering about the incubator, so that the point where that egg's hole had been pipped now faces the ground. Should I remove the duckling and right the egg?

    Also, the humidity dropped to about 40% for a couple hours this morning. I'm not sure why as I topped the tanks last night, but I just re-added water and it's back up to 55%. Should I spray the eggs or maybe put a wet cloth in the incubator to increase the humidity more?

    Thank you in advance!

    Cliff
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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  3. harpandlore

    harpandlore New Egg

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    Thank you!
     

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