Will a duck egg fit in a chicken egg turner?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by brooster, Jul 9, 2007.

  1. brooster

    brooster Songster

    Jun 14, 2007
    northwest Ohio
    I have a 9200 little giant incubator with a chicken egg turner. Will the duck eggs fit in the turner and not need an expansion ring? Or will i have to hand turn them or buy a goose egg turner? [​IMG]
  2. alex

    alex Songster

    Jul 1, 2007
    I think they are the same size, because i found duck eggs before and they where eather smaller then chickens eggs or the same size, i don't remember really. . .but i know there not bigger then chickens eggs.
  3. theOEGBman

    theOEGBman Songster

    Jan 13, 2007
    Central California
    My duck eggs are bigger than my chicken eggs. I've never tried the in the turner, but I believe hand turning waterfowl eggs is better. [​IMG]
  4. kstaven

    kstaven Crowing

    Jan 26, 2007
    BC, Washington Border
    It is going to depend on the breed of duck. NO WAY the eggs from my Cascades would fit in an LG turner.
  5. brooster

    brooster Songster

    Jun 14, 2007
    northwest Ohio
    Do you think a khaki egg will fit in the turner [​IMG]
  6. Critter Crazy

    Critter Crazy Songster

    Apr 19, 2007
    Binghamton, NY
    I had my pekin and Mallard eggs in my chicken turner! Worked just fine.

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