Duck hatching help

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Kimberley2010, Apr 22, 2017.

  1. Kimberley2010

    Kimberley2010 New Egg

    Apr 22, 2017
    My duck eggs started hatching yesterday. Came down in the morning to see 2 pipping. They were chirping. 1 till lunch time yesterday and 1 until last night. This morning none of their holes are bigger and they have both stopped chirping.
    What should I do.i was successful 2 years ago hatching duck eggs. I'm forgotten how long they take and advice I have read is so confusing. Neither are zipping and I really don't want to hurt them. Do you think they need intervention?
    Thanks so much
  2. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

    Oct 11, 2014
    Gouverneur, NY
    Ducks can take a good 48 hours to progress. If it doesn't seem distressed and the membranes don't appear to be drying out, I'd give them a little longer.

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