Dark stuff floating near air cell??

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  1. TwinArrowsFarm

    TwinArrowsFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Today is day 20 my duck eggs have been incubating. I just candled and noticed one of my Pekin eggs has these weird dark clumps floating around the air cell. The duckling is still moving around. Does anyone have any idea what this could be?? I'm a little worried.
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    I've never anything like that before. I hope someone who did will chime in and your duckling will be o.k. [​IMG] Good luck!
     
  3. TwinArrowsFarm

    TwinArrowsFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This was an egg I also thought was a set of twins from the very beginning. Maybe it is and one of the embryos died? I have no idea...
     
  4. sumi

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    Might be. Keep us posted, please? I'm curious about this now.
     
  5. TwinArrowsFarm

    TwinArrowsFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I definitely will! I really hope the baby pulls through. I saw him moving around last night but soon I won't really be able to tell. They are almost filling up the egg now.
     
  6. sumi

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    [​IMG]
     
  7. TwinArrowsFarm

    TwinArrowsFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I saw the egg wiggling today so the baby must still be alive! It just needs to hold on one more week!
     
  8. sumi

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    I'll keep my fingers crossed for it.
     
  9. TwinArrowsFarm

    TwinArrowsFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Candled tonight. Still alive and I didn't see much of the dark stuff? Such a mystery... We will see come hatch day
     
  10. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    I have never had a live bird in a shell as you just described but best of luck ...... [​IMG] [​IMG]
    I will keep watching this one [​IMG]

    gander007
     

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