Ordered incubator

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Jessica89, Feb 16, 2015.

  1. Jessica89

    Jessica89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello!
    I am going to hatch some ducklings for the first time.
    How long do i have to keep the eggs in the fridge for before I incubate them?
    Does anyone know a link which will give me all the info I need for my first hatch?

    Thanks
    Jess

    p.s I have ordered a Brinsea mini advance.
    Has anyone used this incubator before?
     
    Last edited: Feb 16, 2015
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    I would not store them in the refrigerator. It's a bit cool for best storage but more importantly, refrigerator humidity is way too low.
    55-65F and about 75% humidity is best.
    I'd store them in the cellar at least. You can also put them in a container down there with a water source to raise the humidity.
    http://www.duckhealth.com/hatcduck.html

    The shorter the storage time the better.
     
  3. Jessica89

    Jessica89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the reply!
    I will have a read now.
    Looks like I have a lot to learn.

    Jess x
     

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