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Duck eggs day 22 questions

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Ren2014, Dec 12, 2015.

  1. Ren2014

    Ren2014 Blessed Beyond Hope Premium Member

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    I won't even go into what all I thought but this is such a relief to hear. I don't want to have to help them out but I don't want to lose any either. I will hit you up if I start to panic when it gets closer[​IMG]
     
  2. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    I say give 24 hrs after a pip. then go slow. if you lift a shell and see blood it means yoke is not absorbed and stop helping.
     
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  3. Ren2014

    Ren2014 Blessed Beyond Hope Premium Member

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    will do, thanks again
     
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    Ren2014 Blessed Beyond Hope Premium Member

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    Well, I panicked and ended up helping her out. Hatched day 26 but all looks well. I freaked when her beak was out and there was solid shell between it and her body.
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    Ren2014 Blessed Beyond Hope Premium Member

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    2nd egg has pipped and is zipping [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  6. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    If you have troubles with the belly button,( leaking) you can dab it with flour. Hand warmers are also good for helped babies some times the need extra heat.
     
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    Ren2014 Blessed Beyond Hope Premium Member

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    Thank you. So far no problems. 2nd one hatched and both are doing well. They are so tiny but it just amazes me how they fit in a tiny egg.
     
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    are they call ducks?
     
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    these are my current eggs, day 6/7 + one more brown one From 2 diff. farms.. I have a great incubator I made, just hatched out 16/17in Nov. (including 3 power outages)
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    I am hoping my rooster is fertile too. I am always hoping. from my hens,
    2 LO, 2 WCBP, and one blue Isbar.[​IMG]
     
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  10. Ren2014

    Ren2014 Blessed Beyond Hope Premium Member

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    No, Mom's are either Blue or Black Swedish and Dad's a Khaki Campbell.
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