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Are my eggs fine? *URGENT*

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by thatduckguyy, Aug 15, 2011.

  1. thatduckguyy

    thatduckguyy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I asked a question not to long ago about one of my eggs that pipped. Well another one pipped and its facing the bottom.. thats 2 facing the bottom.
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    These are the ONLY ones that havent made ay progress since yesterday I think it is because they cant get through the shell. I want to know if I should flip them on their side so the pip is facing up, then bump the humidity back up. Is this fine? Thanks!
     
  2. mathesonfarm

    mathesonfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are they peeping inside or moving around?
     
  3. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

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    They will be fine that way. If you can see the pip, they are able to get air. Remember the cheer, GO DUCKIES [​IMG] HATCH'EM OUT [​IMG] HATCH'EM OUT [​IMG] WAY OUT [​IMG] GOOOOOO DUCKIES [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Make sure your humidity is high enough for ducks, add water through vent holes. [​IMG]
    Michele
     
  4. thatduckguyy

    thatduckguyy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yes they are. Not moving much but peeping like crazy
     
  5. skillswife

    skillswife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure but I think i have said this before. Peep and quack at them, if nothing else turn on some tunes for them. When they hear you they think you are mommy/daddy duck and usually make more effort to get out. At 24 from first noticing the pips then I would personally intervene in the case that they possibly shrinkwrapped. But you absolutely need to make sure none of the others have pipped and open the bator in a humid location such as the bathroom and slowly work one egg at a time. None of my ducks made a speedy exit and it made for a tense hatching, but thats just ducks I think. There are lots of threads about helping shrinkwrapped chicks which will also apply to ducks if you get to that point and decided to intervene. Hang in there!
     
  6. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Yes they are. Not moving much but peeping like crazy

    I think they are going to be fine. I can't wait to hatch ducks. I'm so excited for you. Gooooo Duckies [​IMG]
     
  7. thatduckguyy

    thatduckguyy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:ok, i have been whistling at them they are whistling back [​IMG]
     
  8. thatduckguyy

    thatduckguyy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know this is a random question guys. guy is there anything I can do to stop my viewing window from fogging up? I am trying to see watch them but it is very hard to see. Any suggestions?
     
  9. KatieBugg

    KatieBugg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I use RainX antifog on my bator window, works wonders!!! You can't do it until after this hatch tho, and let it air out and dry very well before using the bator again. Between hatches I clean the glass VERY well and reapply. I might add, mine is a homemade batore and I have real glass in it, I am not sure how it would work with the Styro bators plastic windows?
     
  10. mathesonfarm

    mathesonfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think if they are still showing life inside to leave them for at least a little while longer. Some take longer than others to start zipping. Did they actually break through the membrane itself or did they just break the shell? My first one that pipped, only broke the shell and tried soooooo hard to get through the membrane but couldnt so I did help by putting a VERY small pinhole in it to help him along. He did WONDERFUL after that! Please keep us all updated on what is going on!
     

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