Don't worry, the eggs are picked and shipped fresh from the nest Do not re-freeze thawed eggs. That's the minimum order although we are happy to mix the breeds you can choose. Yup, duck eggs do have a protective layer--they're actually glossier than chicken eggs when first laid, especially if the hen sat on them for any length of time, because her natural oils rub off on them. people have no trouble doing that themselves so the auto-turner is not a They become attached to people and therefore will not usually survive in the wild. Blue Swedish Ducks - Hardy, calm breed, good forager. As the hatch progresses, and eggs begin to pip, increase the humidity to 80% (93°F wet bulb), and increase ventilation openings by about 50%. policy is very simple. type can harbor bacteria that can cause acute intestinal infections, it Feed and water should be available for the broody duck and for the ducklings when they hatch. The Cayuga duck, a popular blackish-green duck breed, tends to lay ash-colored eggs in shades of grey, right up to a nearly black egg. Anyone else know? Fax: (631) 325-1843 refund for any eggs that do not arrive completely to your satisfaction. How long does it take for the eggs to arrive? Candle and remove eggs with dead embryos. There is an average loss of about 3% hatchability for eggs stored 7 days before setting, and about 10% loss for those stored 14 days. When you wash them you also wash off the bloom. The price quoted above is Ducks are very hardy, lots of fun, and easy to care for. Minimum-order is 20 eggs for Eating and 10 eggs for Hatching Purpose. The bottom line is that baby ducks love to swim but without mom around are vulnerable to drowning and chills. Question: Do you ever ship odd amounts (above the minimum orders)? Muscovy ducks are very good setters, capable of hatching 12-15 duck eggs. We Monday is "hatch day" so no egg shipments leave the hatchery on Mondays. Question: How long does it take for the eggs to arrive? hi we just broke a double yoke duck egg it looked like mould in it it was 2 days old we mark the date on each one of them. and our shipments are fully guaranteed. Always be careful about placing lights and electrical wires safe and secure to prevent fires. yolks with a fork being careful not to beat in air bubbles. Many Schools Order Fertile (Hatching) Duck Eggs from us for their Science Projects Year after Year. Since duck eggs are larger than chicken eggs, setting trays must be designed to accommodate their larger size. precise measurements in temperature & humidity which can be more Just contact us and let us know how your hatch went. Do you sell incubators? Eggs from Muscovy ducks hatch in about 35 days after setting. Weight loss can also be used as a guide. Do you sell live ducklings? your order. Eggs have often been praised and villified as a food choice to be included in the, Many schools and clubs order fertile duck eggs to teach children how ducks, We take pride in our products So Blend the whites and He'll find his own comfort level. Question: Can duck eggs be broken and frozen successfully? Do you offer any guarantee that my eggs will arrive safely? yolks stand up higher than typical chicken eggs. shake of salt and a pinch of cornstarch for each egg that you are hobbyist, home, or school project user. Please Note that email (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the best way to reach us. Rouen Ducks - Domestic non-flying cousin of wild Mallard. taste pretty much the same as chicken eggs. How long does it take for ducks to hatch? It only takes a few seconds for a playful larger animal or predator to kill your ducklings. Here are some tips on keeping them warm, feeding, and caring for your hatched ducklings. Eastport, NY 11941, Phone: (631) 325-0600 They are also not given any It is important to ask for "unmedicated" brands as ducklings eat a lot more than chicks and will poison themselves on the medicated brands. They can drown in that too. What should we do with the ducks we hatch? be used over and over. If you Question: How long do duck eggs stay fresh? Duck eggs keep for about 2 weeks if kept cool and for about 6 weeks refrigerated. The incubator can incubator, you will hatch ducks so we offer this guarantee with it. Many As the hatch nears completion gradually lower the temperature and humidity so that by the end of the hatch the temperature is at 36.1°C (97°F), and the humidity is at 70% (90°F wet bulb). We sell an excellent book on keeping ducks as pets. At the time of transfer, the temperature of the hatcher should be set at 37.2°C (99°F) and the humidity set at 65% (88°F wet bulb). Some people say that a teaspoon of honey for Cayuga Duck Breed- Greenish, iridescent shine in the sunlight. Duck eggs keep for about 2 weeks if kept cool and for about 6 weeks refrigerated. freezing. Do duck eggs taste the same as chicken eggs? Some the best home, school, or hobby incubator, pictures of the incubator with specifications here.