My name is Keleen from Taiwan. My family have bred 3 black swans
for fun. On this year, one of the female swan laid 5 eggs without
incubating. Perhaps, it was disturbed by some wild animal.
Currently, we are thinking to place those eggs in a hatching
incubator for hatching. Can you kindly tell me about the information
for hatching those eggs artificially? Like the incubator temperature,
duration of hatching, and how often to turn over those eggs...
Your best bet is to look up the procedures for hatching chicken eggs and
use the same procedures. I should point out that many unmated females lay
eggs that are unfertilized and then abandon them. This is not uncommon in
reptiles and birds.
This is against Federal law in the U.S. You may wish to seek the law in
York High School
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