Day 25 AIR CELL VANISHED!!??? duck egg

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by gervais22, Apr 14, 2009.

  1. gervais22

    gervais22 Songster

    May 21, 2008
    Candled one of my duck eggs at day 25 for the last time and the air cell had gone? a few day earlier it was their normally.

    Do you reckon the duckling has pushed through and 'popped' it. I Think I will make an acception and break the rule and candle again again today (day 27).

    what should I go if it is alive? has this ever happened to you? If it's still alive should I make a hole so it can breath??? I really have no idea!


    Last edited: Apr 14, 2009

  2. walkswithdog

    walkswithdog Crowing

    Jul 17, 2008
    DC Region
    Hang in there the bugger may indeed be up in the aircell. Candling will drop humidity and make it harder if he's going to hatch naturally. Just because you can't see for all the bulk doesn't mean he doesn't have air, it's just trapped around him now.

    Keep asking since I haven't done ducks so *bump* but I'd wait.
  3. Luvducks

    Luvducks Songster

    Apr 8, 2009
    Sorry, I am new also new but giving you a Bump. Let us know how it goes.

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