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Shaws call duck incubation thread (hatch a wonderful(worthless to Ralphie) dux thread)

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by shawluvsbirds, Mar 12, 2018.

  1. shawluvsbirds

    shawluvsbirds "FAKE EILLEEN" Premium Member

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    Hello byc family! :frow
    I have my hands on an incubator and I have caught the hatching bug that's been going around here for some time. :)
    I have had ducklings hatched by a broody but I am brand new to incubation.
    I am fairly confident in my knowledge of candleing and what things should look like in a developing egg. . but need some guidance on temps, humidity, and and everything else in general specific to call duck egg incubation.

    I'm looking forward to giving this a whirl and invite you all to join in the fun schooling a newbie. .
    Thank you all in advance, I appreciate all suggestions, tips tricks and links to additional info that I can read.

    Ps.
    I will likely be adding some links here myself for ease of access. One of them will be @Pyxis guide to assisted hatching. I know that subject can get folks hot under the collar, however, with these being calls I will be ready to assist if and when necessary.
    I can handle and totally appreciate constructive criticism . . but will not tolerate derogatory or rude comments on this subject matter. ;)
     
  2. ViolinPlayer123

    ViolinPlayer123 Crossing the Road

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  3. shawluvsbirds

    shawluvsbirds "FAKE EILLEEN" Premium Member

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    20180312_182351.jpg Here is the incubator I will be using. It has the fan installed.
    I will be hand turning and not using the a Turner. :)
     
    Last edited: Mar 12, 2018
  4. Fields Mountain Farm

    Fields Mountain Farm Enabler

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    :frow Shaw! So awesome! :celebrate:hugs
     
  5. Julie Birb

    Julie Birb Ducks win

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    Awesome!! I'm pulling for you:)
     
  6. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For The Birds! Premium Member

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    When are you planning to set them? I set mine last Tuesday, so hurry up!! :S
     
  7. Fields Mountain Farm

    Fields Mountain Farm Enabler

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    I set mine Saturday... I'm doing chicken eggs...but I have two call duck eggs in there too....shhhh .:lau
     
  8. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member 8 Years

    :caf Following along :)
     
  9. blayt90

    blayt90 Crowing

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    :goodpost:What they said!!!
     
  10. shawluvsbirds

    shawluvsbirds "FAKE EILLEEN" Premium Member

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    Geesh. I've already lost my marbles. Forget to add the pic of the incubator :he
    Fixed it. .
    It's a little giant. . on loan from my mother in law.
     

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