Duck egg Diary> Is it working?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by bracolcas, Dec 26, 2013.

  1. bracolcas

    bracolcas Out Of The Brooder

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    As some of you know I have 3 fertilized duck eggs sitting under one of my chickens. SO today i candled 1 of the eggs to see how it was doing. It is day 5 now and when I put a light up to them there was a yolk and a small heart. I wasn't able to take pictures but hopefully tomorrow I can. Does anyone have any pictures of their successful duck eggs at day 5 or 6ish? I heard somewhere that duck eggs take longer to grow then chicken eggs, is this true?

    Thanks everyone![​IMG]
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    bracolcas Out Of The Brooder

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    ** UPDATE**

    I candled all 3 of the eggs tonight, 2 are a little iffy, but 1 is definitely growing! You can see the germinal disc in 1! That is good right? :) It is my first time doing duck eggs [​IMG] Will post pics later!
     
  4. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Have you found the Thread Formerly Known as Hatch Day is Today? There are hatchers that check in there. So far, I have only read about it.

    Hoping for the best for you!
     

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