OMG! 30 duck eggs in bator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Sunny Chook Farm, Mar 18, 2008.

  1. Sunny Chook Farm

    Sunny Chook Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got 36 Khaki Campbell duck eggs @ an auction.. Have a broody hen, so I gave her 6 to set on. other 30 I put in bator.. Well I candled them a little while ago and 28 of them have a baby in them.. I haven't candled the ones under hen yet, almost scared to now... lol I bought that many, knowing some prob wasn't fertile and some won't make it al lthe way to hatch and I got them for $12.00... OMG, now I'm scared to how many will make it and hubby will kill me, because I also bought 6 pekin ducklings ..

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  2. jkcove08

    jkcove08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You should know better..LOL When you do something like that you should always tell the eggs that you need all of them to grow and hatch.. This way only a few will.. That is always the way it happens for me, the ones that I want to be strong and all grow only a few do and the ones that I dont care about will hatch like crazy. Good luck. Jenn
     
  3. Sunny Chook Farm

    Sunny Chook Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you would think I'd know better,[​IMG]

    I just couldn't help myself...[​IMG]
     
  4. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    I thought I wass bad lol. I bet you if my neighbor saw 36 eggs come in the mail she would kill us. um.. I dont know if I should even say good luck lol
     

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