should i or shouldn't i

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by BigDaddy'sGurl, Aug 27, 2010.

  1. BigDaddy'sGurl

    BigDaddy'sGurl Songster

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    A friend just emailed offering me a peafowl egg to incubate for free. She said she doesn't know about fertility but the hen was with a male. I have only ever hatched chicks and duck eggs are being incubated now...what are some things to consider if I do take the egg? What would the temp/humidity need to be? thanks in advance!
     

  2. BigDaddy'sGurl

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    Well thanks to no advice....joking....I went ahead and picked up the egg....and while at the location the pea hen laid another! Two times the nervousness now...
     
  3. joeyg4583

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    Well I don't know anything about incubating peachicks. But I will keep my fingers crossed for you [​IMG]
     
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  4. afishel

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    There was talk about hatching peachicks in the August hatch along
    I have only hatched chickens but It would be worth a shot the pea chick was cute that sumone hatched!
    Good luck!
     
  5. SunnysideupstateNY

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    Well if I had seen this post before you decided to take the eggs I would have played the little devil on your shoulder and told you to take them!!! That sounds like fun! Lets us know how it turns out!!
     
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  6. BigDaddy'sGurl

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    Thanks all! I am planning to "set" the eggs around noon today so we will see... : )
     

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