trying new turning method, lets see how this works(duck eggs)

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Ducklove334, Mar 4, 2009.

  1. Ducklove334

    Ducklove334 Off to another pond

    Nov 4, 2008
    sooo, in the nest, momma duck wouldn't take the time to turn the eggs perfectly, right?

    I'm trying this method I remembered one of my teachers once said her daughter had great success with, incubating eggs.

    I have in my incubator 10 muscovy eggs and 1 mallard egg, I didn't mark them with x and o like you normally do, I mist them every time I turn, but I'm doing a kind of "flick" type turn, just rolling the eggs like momma would, my teacher said that her daughter had better success with this than the normal method, I just hope it works, has anyone else done this and had success??

  2. kandyg_99

    kandyg_99 Songster

    Sep 24, 2008
    No I haven't tried that ,Sounds interesting Let us know how they do....
  3. Ducklove334

    Ducklove334 Off to another pond

    Nov 4, 2008
    okie dokie, a little update,

    I candled a few eggs last night, the mallard egg was on day 7 yesterday, real good viens going on [​IMG], the blue swed egg showed nothing, it's on day 7 today, I'm gonna leave it until the 20th when I'm gonna candle again, and the few muscovy eggs I candled showed nothing, but e an extra week so i dunno how fast they develop.

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