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

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    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

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    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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