could be pipping!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by StitchMyStars6, Dec 24, 2013.

  1. StitchMyStars6

    StitchMyStars6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    this morning, I noticed that not only one, but two, of my duck eggs were moving. one of them looked like it might have pipped! but I wonder if I should continue to turn them?

    egg #16 (laid on 12/1) looks pipped, egg #18 (laid 12/3) might pip soon. they're not due till at least the 28th or so. sooner or later even.
     
  2. The Farm

    The Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No stop turning them. 3 days you should stop turning the.
    Good luck!!!
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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  4. StitchMyStars6

    StitchMyStars6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    4 eggs moving :) I'm kinda both ways about the pipping. It's hard to tell really, but when I look, it looks like its a bit of a blob trying to push its way through or something. Wonder if its trying to pip but just hasn't yet... hmm. Well either way, these babies are coming soon! ^_^

    and everyone else is still growing well :)
     
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    It takes a while. maybe look on line and see if you can find pics of what pipping looks like I can't copy and paste right now or I'd see if I can find something. I went to bing and typed in duck eggs pipping and brought up pics I just can't get them here.[​IMG]
     
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  6. StitchMyStars6

    StitchMyStars6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    6 moving! Any day(s) now lol
     
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  8. StitchMyStars6

    StitchMyStars6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Watch "Duck eggs moving" on YouTube


    this is my video of the eggs moving. I need better lighting to candle them and take video at the same time so you can see the (possible) pipping :)
     
  9. StitchMyStars6

    StitchMyStars6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Based on some pics I looked up, it would appear that 2 are pipping. And 7 are moving! Eggs from Dec 1st-7th! Still no shell breaking...
     
  10. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    So you've candled and can see they have broke through membrane inside the egg? I have a small LED flash light got it at TSC boy does it candle good.
     

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