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If you found an abandoned duck egg could it still hatch if you incubated it?

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2007-12-04 16:13:42
2007-12-04 16:13:42

Depending on how long this egg had been abandoned when you found it, and how long it had been incubated there is a remote possibility that you could continue the incubation process. If it had been incubated for 7 day prior to you finding it, touch a small bright flashlight to the top of the egg to see if there is any life / growth. You need an egg incubator. Incubation periods and hatching periods require different temperatures and humidity, as well the number of turns the egg requires per day. This sounds like a lot of work and equipment for one egg, doesn't it? Your best bet may be to take the egg to a hatchery or your local zoo, where you know they have all the required equipment and technology at their finger tips. More input from FAQ Farmers: * Yes, it can and why not try? If you do not have an incubator make one... I have hatched a chicken egg in a toaster oven before. They imprint too - meaning that when you hatch waterfowl YOU ARE the mother!!! PLEASE KNOW THE GOSLING WILL DROWN IF PUT IN WATER IF NOT HATCHED BY ITS MAMA.

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You can hatch a abandoned egg if it is fertilized by a rooster. If you only have hens then you can't hatch it. But if you have a rooster, you may able hatch it with a incubator.

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Put in a warm place a to hatch.

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yesIMPROVED ANSWER:The egg for a domestic hen must be kept at the proper temperature or incubated for 21 days before the chicks will hatch. So, the answer is, yes.

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Yes, if it's been incubated properly. But if it's been subject to cold temperatures, no.


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