Duck egg starting pipping a little and is only on day 25

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mstark03, Dec 8, 2016.

  1. mstark03

    mstark03 Hatching

    Dec 8, 2016
    Do I stop rotating it, I have 2 eggs and one egg was put in a day earlier then the other. I found out today that the first one I put in has a little pip in it already, but it's only the 25th day. I took it off the turner, but do I keep rotating it by hand? Also how often do I do it by hand... this is my first time and I'm really nervous. Thank you to anyone who helps me

  2. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member 5 Years

    G’Day from down under mstark03 [​IMG] Welcome!

    Unfortunately I have no experience with duck eggs or incubators. However, if you post your query in the Duck Forum: or the Emergencies thread: you will hopefully get a quick response.

    Lots of friendly and very helpful folks on BYC so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures about our feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
  3. RodNTN

    RodNTN Hatchaolic 5 Years

    May 22, 2013
    Serving Jesus
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! I am glad you joined us! I am sorry, I don't know much about ducks and incubators either. I hope you find what you are looking for! Best wishes!
  4. N F C

    N F C keep on swinging! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    @Teila has given you the best links to get some help from so I'll just say hello and hope all goes well!

  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 8 Years

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Please ALSO post on the "duck thread." Sending good hatching vibes your way [​IMG]
  6. Frindizzle

    Frindizzle Guitar Girl <3 Premium Member

    Welcome to BYC, and good luck with everything, definitely check out the links everyone has sent you.
  7. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you. Good luck with your hatch.

  8. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

    Apr 24, 2016
    Hello there, and welcome to the wonderful world of Backyard Chickens! I hope you will make yourself at home here and enjoy it as much as I have! :frow

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