Day 3 and i still carn't see and veins....whats wrong? :(

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by horse-lover, Nov 10, 2012.

  1. horse-lover

    horse-lover New Egg

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    Hi,

    I set 13 duck eggs (6 Cherry Valleys and 7 mixed breed duck eggs) . i set all of them 3 days ago and i carnt see no sign of any veins. Do ducks take longer to develop?


    please help!


    many thanks,
    zoe
     
  2. Quyen Le

    Quyen Le Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wait until day 7 and candle them again
     
  3. horse-lover

    horse-lover New Egg

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    Hi,

    thank you, i will let you know what happens! :)
     
  4. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Duck eggs take 28 days to hatch compared to chicken eggs and 21 days. Feel free to candle everyday, but by day 5-6 you'll know for sure.
     
  5. horse-lover

    horse-lover New Egg

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    Hi,

    is it possible to have two babies in the same duck egg?
     
  6. Calla

    Calla Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Highly unlikely, unless egg is double in size.... lol Goose eggs can be double yoker, but never heard of any incubate them.
    Good luck.
    Calla
     
  7. horse-lover

    horse-lover New Egg

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    Got some great news!! i have just candled my duck eggs and so far i have got 5 out of 13 fertile eggs that i can see! eeeek so amazing! [​IMG] yay! I will keep you all posted and let you know if i find anymore fertile eggs. [​IMG]
     
  8. tadpole98

    tadpole98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    and most likely you will have more pleasant surprises along the way! [​IMG]
     
  9. horse-lover

    horse-lover New Egg

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    Quick Update: I now have veins starting to show in the five fertile eggs :) but i'm still unsure about the others as all the other eggs have like a dark shadow type thing inside the eggs and if i rotate the egg the yolk hardly moves....does that mean they are fertile? here is a picture of what the eggs with the dark shadows look like.

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  10. lareynadenada

    lareynadenada Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like chick to me, my first hatch I never did see veins, just the darkness in the egg,,,,,,,they hatched!!!! Good Luck!!
     

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