day 30 and still no ducklings? PLEASE ANSWER IN WORRIED

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by nikkis224, Mar 14, 2012.

  1. nikkis224

    nikkis224 Out Of The Brooder

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    ok so today is day 30 and yesterday i heard a little chirping from one of the eggs but thats it i have 15 eggs and the one that is chirping had been for about 18 hours already. shouldn't it have made a hole yet i dont have a thing to tell me the humidity but someone told me the windows should sweat and they are. but what is going on? im so worried

    PLEASE ANSWER PLEASE

    i have some pekin eggs and some rouen eggs
    the pekin is the one chirping
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I can't give you any advise but if you'll go here I believe these ladies can help you.. https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/594278/thread-formerly-known-as-hatch-day-is-today/20380
     
  3. jayjay

    jayjay Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very interested to find out what happens next. I have 15 eggs on the go at the moment. Mother is doing her job well but i am a novice at this and learning fast. My eggs should be about 3 weeks time so would like to know what to expect. Keep us informed.
     
  4. nikkis224

    nikkis224 Out Of The Brooder

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    today i looked into the incubator and have noticed that at least 6 have small cracks/holes in the eggs and they are chirping!!
     
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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  6. Goin Quackrrs

    Goin Quackrrs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good news! Here come the ducklings!

    Please join us in the hatch day thread! It's a good, fun, supportive group of folks!
     
  7. nikkis224

    nikkis224 Out Of The Brooder

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    one egg has made a hole in its egg but when i looked into the egg it looked yellow and wartery and runny.. is that normal?
     
  8. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    doesn't sound normal, could you not see a duckling?
     
  9. nikkis224

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    i could see its beak but all around were it made its hole i see yellow watery stuff[​IMG]
     
  10. nikkis224

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    do u think i should set up the brooder now??
     

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