Opening Incubator in Lockdown

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Schillaci, Oct 8, 2015.

  1. Schillaci

    Schillaci New Egg

    Oct 8, 2015
    Hi all. I am new to this forum and apologies if it has been discussed previously but I had 2 ducklings hatch on the first day of lockdown. The others had pipped early yesterday morning (or night before last). Two had attempted their hatch yesterday evening but are still not out. The other two have now started chipping away more at the egg. I want to get my 2 ducklings out (been in there 24hours and are now dry/fluffy) but I am concerned that the others will be shrink wrapped by drop in humidity. Humidity is currently 70%. Any tips/suggestions? This is my first time hatching ducklings. Thanks in advance. They are Swedish ducks.
  2. Buck Oakes

    Buck Oakes Chillin' With My Peeps

    yeah, it doesn't matter about lockdown u can get them out, just close the incubator back up after u get them out
  3. Buck Oakes

    Buck Oakes Chillin' With My Peeps

    What kind of incubator actually, should have asked that first
  4. Orca5094

    Orca5094 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2014
    It's ok during lockdown to open the incubator once a day to remove all dry ducklings. Just do it quickly and get the cover back on.

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