First Hatch - Day 26 - Mallard Ducks - Need some clarification! (Pics)

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by MadDuck, May 29, 2012.

  1. MadDuck

    MadDuck Chirping

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    This is my first time hatching :)

    ALL ISSUES RESOLVED GO TO POST 9 TO SEE 7 BABY DUCKS!
     
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  2. brahmabreeder

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    Whats the humidity? There is a chance the humidity is too low. I can't say for sure whats right or wrong because I have only hatched one duck.
     
  3. MadDuck

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    This incubator does not have a humidity reading :(

    But I always had water in the center holder, and during these last days I filled it up completely(following the instructions that brinsea provided)

    EDIT:

    The green egg keeps poking a single hole, im not seeing zipping, should I be concerned or...
     
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  4. brahmabreeder

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    Is the brown part the membrane on that one egg?
     
  5. MadDuck

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    @brahmabreeder everything seems ok now :)



    3 Ducks have hatched, however, 1 seems to not like to walk around(he almost hops) and I cannot see anything wrong with his legs..

    they are under a heat lamp in my makeshift brooder


    4 eggs are left...I hope they survive

    Is it normal for them to be pecking @ each other?
     
  6. brahmabreeder

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    As long as they are not making each other bloody they will be fine. Turkeys are notorious at pecking eack others rumps until they bleed to death or the just start pulling stuff out.
     
  7. MadDuck

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    Yeah everything seems fine I was just worried...thanks for your help

    All 7/7 ducks hatched, 4 are still in the incubator

    I will take a picture when they are all out together
     
  8. brahmabreeder

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    Your welcome. I will be waiting for the pics:)
     
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  10. brahmabreeder

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    I love little ducklings.What breed are yours?
    Edited to add: oops didn't that in the title.
     
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