Day 27 no movement in duck egg?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by G aboshee, Jun 12, 2017.

  1. G aboshee

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    I have a duck egg that I believe is on day 27 but I do not see any movement. When I candle the egg I can see the beak of the duckling right next to the air sac but not in it. I am not sure what is going on I hope he is not dead because he is only like 1 cm away from the air sac. Does anyone know what is happening?
     
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    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    You mean the internal pip cell or the external to the shell?...Was your humidity high?
     
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    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    Sadly...Possibly your humidity was too high and the membranes got to tough to breach...It happens ....
     
  6. Hybridchucks

    Hybridchucks Queen Of The Coop

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    Thats what happened to Pippa! But she is 34 days old today, there is still hope i think...
     
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    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    It happens but experience helps and getting information at the right time...assisting is tricky at the best of times....
     
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    I totally agree....
     
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    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    I cant in all honesty say to assist..I can't see your eggs or know the conditions?.....:th
     
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    2x again!!
     

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