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Hatching Duck Eggs

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You can candle your eggs after seven days of incubation. This involves touching a small bright flashlight to the top of each egg and observing the growth and progress of the egg. If you find your fertility is less than 70% of the eggs that you bought, you may contact us within 14 days of […]

Duck Egg Quality

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Below is an excerpt from the USDA web site about the USDA Shelled Egg Grading Service. The USDA’s grading service is voluntary; egg packers who request it, pay for it… What Are Egg Grades? There are three consumer grades for eggs: U.S. Grade AA, A, and B. The grade is determined by the interior quality […]

Caring for Your Ducklings After They Hatch

Keep them warm and to feed them as follows… Small ducks need warmth (they can’t supply it themselves). You need to buy or make a “brooder” for their warmth and protection. To make one yourself, get a big box and hang a light bulb in there that is close enough to give off some heat […]