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When hatching duck eggs I put a wet sponge in the incubator when it starts to dry out wet it again- and always use warm water. 2 clutches? Do u have more then one hen? I find it odd shed do that.. are all the eggs in one nest? A mallard could well hmm hatch 8-10 eggs i think. I would suggest you do one of two things: (a) Cull the excess eggs because it is unlikely she will be able to hatch a very large clutch of eggs successfully. As tempting as it may be to try to let her hatch out 2 dozen or more, you are probably wasting her time and yours. (b) Invest in an incubator for the excess eggs. However, I have been told by poultry people that duck eggs can be difficult to hatch because of moisture/humidity concerns.

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