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Can the eggshell be too hard for a duckling?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by SchCu18, Oct 16, 2015.

  1. SchCu18

    SchCu18 New Egg

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    Yesterday day 27 three duck eggs have little pip holes, today day 28, more than 12 hours later they have made no progress. I can hear them chirping and pecking at the eggshell but nothing is happening. How long do they usually take to hatch? What should I do?
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    Ducks are notoriously slow. As long as they're still moving around and peeping I'd leave them be, they probably aren't ready yet.
     

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