Abnormal muscovy egg when candled at day 25

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by K4zn4v3, Sep 26, 2011.

  1. K4zn4v3

    K4zn4v3 Chillin' With My Peeps

    140
    0
    99
    Oct 16, 2010
    So Right now I have Muscovy eggs in my incubator and they are on day 25. 7/8 are perfectly healthy and taking up most of the available space by now. One of the eggs though has much less shadow. At first I thought that the duckling had died a week or two back but then the shadow started moving a good bit. The duckling that occupies the egg is currently about half the size of the others. So has anyone experienced this? Is the duckling going to be a runt? What are the chances of this duckling hatching and surviving, if itÂ’s destined for failure I would rather take it out of the incubator now rather than letting it hatch and die.
     
    Last edited: Sep 26, 2011

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by