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Cayuga duck eggs, day 24 video, pipping

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by farmgirl2013, Mar 10, 2013.

  1. farmgirl2013

    farmgirl2013 Out Of The Brooder

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    Here is a video of day 24 (last night), when I checked I was super surprised by the egg sac enlargment, chirping, and internal pipping as well as cracks in egg shell! We went into immediate lockdown after I filmed. I had 24 out of 30 with movement 2 nights ago. Tonight, I may have lost 6 out of those, as all the rest have larger air sacs & significant pipping. Fingers crossed I've locked down in time! This is my 1st try at incubating. Someone abandoned the ducks at my farm, & I left the eggs in nest (2 hens laying in 1 nest), up to a count of 30, to see if they would sit...but they had no interest in it.
    http://youtu.be/5jil9xYKXS4
     
  2. SarahJaneB

    SarahJaneB Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oh good luck!!! I can't wait to try my hand at incubating duck eggs.
     

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