call duck hatching 3 days early

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by lcw1995, Apr 9, 2012.

  1. lcw1995

    lcw1995 Songster

    Nov 27, 2010
    Marysville Ohio
    come home tonight and see that one of my call ducks is pipping three days early
    not due to hatch until the 12th
    so what should i do
    ive read they are some of the hardest ducks to hatch because of theyre small bill and round head
    theyres no hole yet just where its poked the egg and its cracked
    do i start helping now as in start chipping a bit of shell away or wait for a few more days
    like i said hes 3 days early so i doubt hes got all his yolk develped yet

    any opinions on what i should do would be greatly appreciated
    never hatched calls before

    just wood ducks

  2. DuckLover3

    DuckLover3 Chirping

    Feb 16, 2012
    Marlborough, CT
    I had a duck that started hatching 3 days early too, and he was fine. You really can only wait to see what happens, though, so good luck!

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