Who has incubated duck and chicken eggs together?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tonini3059, Jan 13, 2009.

  1. tonini3059

    tonini3059 [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Luv

    Nov 6, 2008
    Southwestern PA
    I have a batch due to hatch tomorrow. 3 of my chicken eggs have pipped, but none of the ducks. The ducks eggs just seem to dance around. Is it normal for them to start later when they were put in earlier. They are call duck eggs if that matters.
    Thanks a lot
    Brandy
     
  2. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    I haven't done them together, but I know ducks need higher humidity. Hope they hatch for you.
     
  3. willowcol

    willowcol Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 10, 2008
    Macclesfield NC
    I have never hatched duck eggs, but just wanted to send happy hatching vibes your way!
     
  4. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    [​IMG] I hope they hatch for you!!!

    I plan to do this eventually (chickens and duck eggs together) so im curious how it goes for you and what others say [​IMG]
     
  5. lilshadow

    lilshadow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ducks take about 28 days to hatch. I have hatched out goose egg's with my chicken egg's, and they have hatched just fine. How long has it been for your duck egg'?
     
  6. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Call duck eggs should take about 24 days to hatch. [​IMG]
     
  7. tonini3059

    tonini3059 [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Luv

    Nov 6, 2008
    Southwestern PA
    Thanks! I am excited it is our first try at hatching eggs so i'm super nervous something is going to go wrong. Especially now that I have been reading call ducks are hard to hatch.
     
  8. tonini3059

    tonini3059 [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Luv

    Nov 6, 2008
    Southwestern PA
    They are on day 25. I stuck them in on Dec 19th.
     
  9. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Quote:Call ducks usually pip the air sac day 25 or early day 26, and pip the shell day 26, and hatch either late in day 26 or early in day 27.
     
  10. tonini3059

    tonini3059 [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Luv

    Nov 6, 2008
    Southwestern PA
    1 chick hatched!!!!! [​IMG]
     

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