So excited!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by apbgv, Jul 3, 2008.

  1. apbgv

    apbgv Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So excited got my muscovy eggs today first time with duck eggs quick question I have heard anywhere for 50-70% humidity for duck eggs which is right? Right now its at 60 is that ok? and I have more serama eggs coming from Frank this wknd yipee.[​IMG]
     
  2. kufarm

    kufarm Out Of The Brooder

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    So did they make it there in one piece?[​IMG] I hope so!! Since I don't know what kind of incubator you have here are instructions for both!

    For still-air incubators the temperature within the incubator should be maintained at approximately 102oF (39oC) with 60 to 65% relative humidity. The thermometer should be placed at average egg height. Water pans should be filled just prior to use and water replaced every 3 to 4 days throughout the incubation period. The eggs should be placed horizontally and turned 180 degrees on the long axis, 3 or more times per day (an odd number). In forced-air incubators a dry bulb temperature of 99.5oF (37.5oC) and a wet bulb temperature of 88oF (31.5oC; equivalent to 65% relative humidity) are recommended.



    Let me know how the hatch goes!! [​IMG]
    Kim
    (thepliedes) on ebay!
     
  3. apbgv

    apbgv Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They arrived in perfect shape, so hopefully in 35 days we will have some little ducklings!! Thanks a bunch. [​IMG]
     

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