Duck hatching help.

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by MulberryC87, Apr 22, 2017.

  1. MulberryC87

    MulberryC87 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey there,

    We have 2 Aylesbury ducks and they have laid and incubated 3 eggs for the last 3 weeks - or should I say the drake has laid on them. She seems to be a princess [​IMG].

    We have managed to candle them the last few days and we aren't sure if they are fertile.
    One is very clear inside and doesn't look fertile at all, they other 2 look very dark inside and have the air pocket - but they seem to also look a bit watery on the inside. Is this indicating bad eggs.

    Any advice would be much appreciated - we are very new to this.

    Thanks
     
  2. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    The clear one is no good...If they are close to hatching they don't move much...Give it a couple more days..:).....


    Best wishes...


    Cheers!
     
  3. MulberryC87

    MulberryC87 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for messaging back.

    I have had a look today and one of the eggs is starting to go black - I think it may be starting to smell too. I think this may be a bad egg!

    No hatching of the other possible egg - hatch day was Tuesday.

    Thanks
     

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