Incubating Muscovy Duck Eggs

Incubation Period The incubation period for Muscovy duck eggs is 35-37 days. Incubation Temperature The temperature in the incubator for Muscovy duck eggs is 99.5 degrees fahrenheit. Humidity Levels The humidity level (wet bulb thermometer) for Muscovy duck eggs is 84-88 degrees fahrenheit. Final Day Of Egg Rotation The final day of egg rotation for … Read more

Broody Hen Or Incubator For Hatching Eggs?

“Why exactly do so many more people choose the broody hen over the incubator?” This comment was left by Megan (thanks Megan) and I thought that it was an interesting question. More people choose to use a broody hen because the success rate with the hen is usually better than with the incubator. The broody … Read more

Reasons For Eggs Hatching Early

Eggs in an incubator can hatch early sometimes (resulting in chicks possibly hatching with bloody navels, being too small or dry). Possible reasons for this may include; Small eggs. Improper egg storage. Temperature too high in the incubator. Humidity too low in the incubator. Here are some handy tips to help prevent eggs hatching early; Choose incubation eggs … Read more