new to duck eggs!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Loretta212, Jan 4, 2012.

  1. Loretta212

    Loretta212 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so i have hatched chickens twice. this past weekend (jan 1st) my husband was helping a friend butcher some pigs and he gave me 15 duck eggs!!! well 2 didnt make the trip home they cracked (my husband put them in nothing but a plastic bag) so i have 13 left. can anyone give me some incubation tips? i know its a little different hatching them and I like to get advice from all of you [​IMG] thank you
     
  2. Darklingstorm

    Darklingstorm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know how to hatch them, but you will probably get a better response if posted in the DUCK thread.
     
  3. Loretta212

    Loretta212 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:LOL thanks like i said ive only hatched chickens didnt even know about the DUCK thread!
     
  4. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I did mine the same, but most take 28 days. Increase humidity during lockdown to 70-75%.
     
  5. cbohn80

    cbohn80 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i read you should spray them with water once daily. i have my first batch in the bator too!
     
  6. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I did not spray mine. I hatched 6 out of 6. I did spray them during lockdown because I had a hard time keeping the humidity up to 70%.
     

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