Call Ducks piping and died

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by nhbradley, Sep 12, 2018.

  1. nhbradley

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    I'm probably posting in too many places as I'm not used to this forum. We took out the eggs that when not fertile at at the 10-day mark. The rest were growing fine. Today is day 28 and 1 did pipe but it's dead.. I see no other cracks on the other eggs. Humidity is 75. Temp norm. It's not looking good now. Any suggestions would be great though. I'll try to find them. Thank you so much
     
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  3. WVduckchick

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    Hmmm call ducks usually hatch in 26 days average. Have you candled recently to check for movement, internal pips, drawdown?
     
  4. casportpony

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    It might also help to know if your incubator has a fan and what temp and humidity you were at for the first 25 days.
     
  5. nhbradley

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    Yes, as of about 10 days ago they were alive and I just looked again now one looks like maybe it was moving but the other ones I did check looked like the beak is very still. I I hatched some last year with no problems. I seriously think there's no hope right now. My grand-girls will it be sad but but there are guineas hatching out in 3 days.. there is no way to get them wrong. I just wanted the girls at least the two younger ones to experience the hatching process. Thank you for your help. I will save this information.
     
  6. nhbradley

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    Temperature was the 37.5 and humidity was 55 to 60 until the last 3 days. I hope the Mandarins are not so difficult.
     
  7. nhbradley

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    I have hatch than last year but only a couple
     
  8. nhbradley

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    I have one of those yellow digital incubators that work great actually. I did not want to pull up the big guns for this few. Usually only Peafowl. Should I use the Gq next time?
     
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    Which yellow one?
     
  10. nhbradley

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    I had gotten the one that has a light underneath every egg in the Turner. It's useless but it does stay accurate. The other one is the yellow one the Janoel8-48. Besides using the cabinet incubator which would you suggest? Thank you
     

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