winter hatch

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by teresa42299, Dec 22, 2013.

  1. teresa42299

    teresa42299 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm warming up my incubators today. 1 for chickens and another for ducks. I got 3 from my ducks and around13 or 14 from my hens. I never tried to incubate duck eggs. can someone give me help on the ducks eggs, temp. incubation period, etc.?
     
  2. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    temp the same- just more humidity- don't do any spraying though.
     
  3. teresa42299

    teresa42299 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is the incubating/hatching period longer?
     
  4. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    21 days chicken- 28 days duck
     
  5. teresa42299

    teresa42299 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    for the ducks when do they go on lock down? and what is the humidity for them?
     
  6. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    3 days before a hatch on both
     
  7. teresa42299

    teresa42299 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is this right for the ducks
    humidity :
    day 1- 25 - 86
    26 -28 - 94
    temp :
    day 1- 28: 99.5
     
  8. gimmie birdies

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    what kind of incubator? homemade 102 is best
     
  9. teresa42299

    teresa42299 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    little giant Styrofoam still air
     
  10. gimmie birdies

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    does it have instructions?
     

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