Eggs hatching, need advice!!!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by barredrockmama, Oct 9, 2009.

  1. barredrockmama

    barredrockmama Out Of The Brooder

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    My Indian Runner eggs are peeping and starting to crack. The mother doesn't seem all that interested in them though, she's out foraging with the other ducks! By my calculations she's only been sitting 24 days or so. Should I bring the eggs inside to hatch or give the mother more time?
     
  2. DuckFanatic

    DuckFanatic Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would personally bring them inside if she doesn't seem interested. From what I have read runner aren't the best moms. Best of luck!
     
  3. tia

    tia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Valdez, Alaska
    I know incubating eggs, you have to keep the temperature and humidity right.... If no one is sitting on them I would think the best it to bring them inside and put them in an incubator if you have one.
     
  4. the Old Rebel

    the Old Rebel Rest in Peace -2011

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    So what did you decide to do? How did it turn out?
     
  5. pirtykitty

    pirtykitty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How are the ducklings doing????
     

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