duck eggs

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ducky345, Aug 19, 2016.

  1. ducky345

    ducky345 New Egg

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    My duck has been sitting on 5 supposedly fertile duck eggs along with 6 infertile chicken eggs which she took. It is now day 30 and no activity[​IMG] we candled them last night ( though ur not supposed to r u?) And saw a normal day 28, does anyone hav any advice???? It would b really appreciated[​IMG]
     
  2. Cherib603

    Cherib603 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Some ducks take 30 - 35 days. What kind of duck? And you may want to remove the bad chicken eggs before they explode.
     
  3. ducky345

    ducky345 New Egg

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    Two different kinds of duck.one is Aylesbury and we don't no the other ones. We have removed the chicken eggs thank u for advice ant more wud b really helpful
     
  4. ducky345

    ducky345 New Egg

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    Day 31still no activity[​IMG] we r thinking of snapping the duck out if her broodiness.I feel mean but see no other option [​IMG] she is obviously exhausted and we r really feeling sorry for her[​IMG] does anyone hav a y adive or objections to snapping her out of it??? It wud b really helpful [​IMG]
     
  5. Orca5094

    Orca5094 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would give it a few more days and see what happens. 28 day incubation is just a guideline after all, especially if you are not absolutely positive when she started sitting tight (all day/night, only getting up maybe once a day to eat, swim, poo). That is when true incubation starts. How many of them look to still be good when you candled? Do they look like they are at the same stage of development?
     
  6. ducky345

    ducky345 New Egg

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    4 of them looked good when we candled and they all were at a day 28 stage. We will give it another few days thanks so much for advice[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  7. Orca5094

    Orca5094 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No problem, let us know how it goes! :)
     

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