Day 22 Call Duck Hatching

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  1. tia

    tia Songster

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    Day 22 of hatching call ducks. Is this little guy already internally pipped or just working at it? I was going to stop turning tomorrow. I'm assuming 26 days for call ducks.

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  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchi Wan Kenobi

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    Not internally pipped yet, but it does look like he's pushed up against the membrane and getting positioned :)
     
  3. Table4Six

    Table4Six Crossing the Road

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    I wish my eggs were that far along. I have 3 call duck eggs under broody chicken but their only on day 10. Post pics when it's hatched.
     
  4. tia

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    I have 9 that are moving around. I can only hope that they will all hatch. I usually up the humidity to 65 for the last few days. I've been reading some places online it should be higher for call ducks. I have been pretty successful with other ducks with that humidity. I'm afraid if I switch it up a bit they might drown. Any thoughts on that would be appreciated if anyone has experience with Calls.
     
  5. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchi Wan Kenobi

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    I'd just leave it at 65%, that's what I do for my Calls :)
     
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  6. tia

    tia Songster

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    Thanks! I appreciate your reply.
     
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    tia Songster

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    Do you lay them down for lockdown or put them upright in egg cartons?
     
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    Pyxis Hatchi Wan Kenobi

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    I lay them down. Actually I have them laid down the whole time, since Calls don't really do great incubating upright.
     
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  9. honanbm

    honanbm Guess it's just you and me, chicken hat

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    Post pics when they hatch!!!! Ducklings!
     
  10. tia

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    I will. It is so hard waiting.
     
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