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duck egg incubator hatch?

i recently put 15 of my duck eggs into my pollyhatch at 37.5C. 14 of them hatched witch i was pleased with. they have now started to mature & 12 of the 14 are drakes that,s a bit of a disappointment?
i,ve been told it could of been my temp, in my incubator that can controle the sex with duck eggs????
has any one any thoughts on this?

thanks.

andy (d)
Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

i think only crocodiles can determin sex by heat

pearl
Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

And turtles.

Anne.W
Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

I wish hens eggs were like turtles turtle eggs lol :D

FionnG
Wednesday, August 16th, 2017


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