duck egg moving???!! is that normal??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ro.netcmarie, Mar 6, 2009.

  1. ro.netcmarie

    ro.netcmarie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 7, 2008
    travelers rest, sc
    well i had 3 eggs in the bator, candled them 2 didnt make it, but i have 1 that is still alive, moving, but is it normal for them to move the egg??? i watch the egg it will move a tiny bit. here's the thing i am on day 32 with this pekin egg, it has not got to the air sac yet, will it??? should i just give up aon it??? will it be deformed for being in there so long???? i don't think i had my temp up high enough, stayed about 98-99deg. help!! what to do??
  2. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

    Sep 14, 2008
    Adair Co., KY
    The egg moving is the duckling trying to turn in the egg. If it is surely a pekin, it should have hatched already. Your temps should be about 101 for still air and 99-100 for forced air. I would just let it hatch, if it has deformities, it probably won't be able to hatch anyway. Just don't help it and let nature take it's course.

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