Buff Duck Sitting on eggs 27 days. I have a QUESTION

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by howard, Apr 22, 2009.

  1. howard

    howard Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 3, 2008
    NE Alabama
    My Buff duck has been sitting on 2 eggs around 27 days + or - She was off for awhile about day 2 or 3. She was attacked by a dog... Luckily I was able to stop the attack but she ran off an hid the better part of that day.
    How long should I wait for them to hatch... If they don't hatch will she eventually quit sitting or will I have to take them away from her ?

    Thanks for a reply
  2. skeeter9

    skeeter9 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Give them a few extra days past their due date unless they start to smell. Most likely, they will be fine, but will hatch a little late. There's no way to tell if she will quit sitting or not. Some will and some won't, so you'll just have to wait and see.

    Hope they hatch for you!

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