Plz help.. News.. Incubating duck eggs
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OK I'm on day 27 and I lost track of days for a minute there till yesterday when I recounted and realized I was suppose to stop turning one of my eggs like 2-3 days ago and didn't till yesterday at day 26 they are pekin duck eggs . did I hurt my baby Duckie in the making? I still see movement in the egg tho!
Did you mark the air cell? Put an "X" where it dips furthest down, that's the likeliest spot where the duckling will internal pip. Place the egg on its side with that air pocket facing UPWARD and do not move them! What's your temp and humidity at? It needs to be different for hatch.
How are the other eggs doing? Have any of them internally pipped? Are they lying on their sides or still upright? Also, why are you still turning the eggs? At day 27 they should have already been in lockdown, and that was back on the 26th.
Sorry to hear that. I had a similar experience with my first time hatching 12 eggs. "Got" some silkies, polish, and cochin hatching eggs and only one hatched. The Fancy, a tuff little splashed silkie X polish. 2 others egg yolk sacs ruptured a few days before hatching... hope your other babies hatch successfully .
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