day 30 -

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by davekrista, May 25, 2011.

  1. davekrista

    davekrista Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So now I'm on day 30 and still have 5 eggs that haven't hatched or internally pipped. There are a few that are rocking so i know they are still alive. How long should I wait?
     
  2. ducklover15

    ducklover15 Chillin' With My Peeps

    What breed are they?

    Are you incubating them in an incubator or under a hen? If it's in an incubator, don't open the lid anymore to candle them. The humidity drops like crazy when you do and it could cause the babies to get shrink wrapped inside the egg.

    Just keep the humidity up and wait. =] I know how hard it is to be patient when it's the last days of incubation! But I would still wait a few more days especially if they're still moving around.

    Good luck with your babies!
     
  3. davekrista

    davekrista Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Don't know for sure the breed. The farm we got them from didn't know what was what. I think they could be, peking, appleyard, blue swedish, runner, any combination of those. They are in my incubator and have been in lockdown since Friday.
     

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