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7. Optimum Conditions for Incubation and Hatching

       Birds
 Bird Species  Temperature °C    Humidity RH%  Pipping  Hatching
   Incubator  Hatcher  Incubator  Hatcher (Days)   (Days)
Chickens 37.5 37.0 52 75  18 21 
Ducks 37.5 37.0 58 75  25 28
Muscovy 37.5 37.0 60 75  31  34 
Ornamentals 37.5 37.0 55  75  19-27  22-30* 
Geese 37.5  37.0 55 75  28  31 
Chinese 37.5  37.0 55 75 27 30
Light 37.5  37.0  45 75  27-30  30-33* 
Heavy 37.5  37.0  50 75  31-33 34-36* 
Turkeys 37.5  37.0  55 75 25  28
Guinea Fowl 37.5  37.0  55  75  25  28 
Quail            
Coturnix 37.5  37.0  45 75  15  18 
Bobwhite 37.5  37.0  45  75  20  23 
Chinese Painted 37.5  37.0  45  75  12  16 
Pheasants             
Game  37.5 37.0  50 75  21  24 
Ornamental  37.5 37.0  50 75  20-25  23-28* 
Partridges 37.5 37.0 47 75  20  23 
Peafowl 37.5 37.0 50  75  25  28 
Pigeons/Doves 37.5 37.0  50  75  12-13  15-16* 
Falcons 37.0 37.0  40  45  31  33 
Merlins  37.5 37.0  50  50 28  32 
Swans 37.5 37.0  50  75 26-32  30-36*
Ostrich 36.0 35.5  30  75 35  42 
Emu 36.0 35.5 40 75 46  50-52 
Rhea 36.0 35.5 40  75 33  36
Parrots  37.5 36.6 50  75  15-26  18-29*
       * Varies depending on species

Note: The above information is only to be used as a guide to incubation and hatching and will not guarantee a successful hatch. Always refer to the manufacturer’s instructions.

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