Eggs dead?!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by silkfur, May 4, 2017.

  1. silkfur

    silkfur Just Hatched

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    So, I took in my late ducks eggs and made them a home incubator. The image below is what they looked like inside after my homemade incubator.

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    This image is from today (three days later from the rescue) in a store bought incubator.
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    Is this a bad sign or just normal growth? They are all like this.
     
  2. silkfur

    silkfur Just Hatched

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    I'm bumping this topic, I need help please! Don't let me cling to the hope they are alive even when they are dead.
     
  3. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    I'm sorry, but it looks like they quit :(
     
  4. silkfur

    silkfur Just Hatched

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    Ah.. I see, thank you very much. I buried them all this morning giving them all names. Thank you for letting me know.
     
  5. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    Very sorry you lost them :( Could have been a temp spike in the new incubator. What kind were you using?
     
  6. silkfur

    silkfur Just Hatched

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    I was using a Little Giant, Still Air Incubator.
    I knew it wasn't the best but I didn't think my family would want to pay more. Sadly I think you were right. Something did not measure temp right and it didn't heat like it should have.
     
  7. DwayneNLiz

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    very sorry [​IMG]
     
  8. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    Those incubators are extremely unreliable, unfortunately :( I used to use them but quickly moved on to a homemade one that worked much better and then from there onto Brinseas. It was likely a temp spike, nothing you could have done.
     

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