Duck eggs rocking for 4 days now..

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  1. EstefanyHernandez10

    EstefanyHernandez10 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello! I am new and I have seen my eggs always seem to be rocking. I don't know their hatch date as I rescued them. I'm guessing they are on day 27??? Anyways they have rocked for the past 4 days and I saw a duckling today that was like yanking at the air sac as if nibbling... Is this normal because it seems to me as if it is struggling to open the air sac to make its internal pip. I also see it pressing against the air sac and when it nibbles the air sac it pulls it hard as if its desperate to open it... Is this normal???? Plz help!
     

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  2. Tlmcq

    Tlmcq Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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  3. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    They're getting ready to internally pip... be patient, ducklings can take a loooong time to hatch, lol...
     
  4. EstefanyHernandez10

    EstefanyHernandez10 Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh lol well this is going to be a waiting game but thanks for letting me know!!
     
  5. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For The Birds! Premium Member

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    good luck!

    I'd also like to mention that i notice quite a bit of condensation in your picture. humidity may be a little too high
     
  6. EstefanyHernandez10

    EstefanyHernandez10 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you I will see if I can lower it because it stays like that even with the lowest amount of water in the trays.
     
  7. Hybridchucks

    Hybridchucks Overrun With Chickens

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    2x!!!
     
  8. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For The Birds! Premium Member

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    you must live in a very humid area, but it happens. Are your vents open?
     
  9. EstefanyHernandez10

    EstefanyHernandez10 Out Of The Brooder

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    No they are not but there is a small hole at the top of the incubator. I will try to create more air circulation. oh and I live in a relatively warm house so that could be the cause.
     
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  10. Hybridchucks

    Hybridchucks Overrun With Chickens

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    maybe you could move to cool room???
     

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