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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

    Feb 24, 2015
    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

    Mar 27, 2012
    My Coop
    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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