First time call hatcher..I have a pip*Pics Added*

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  1. sonjab314

    sonjab314 Constant State of Confusion

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    They are supposed to hatch tomorrow. I stopped turning them last night. I candled them (last night) and some had already pipped internally. This morning I checked on them and I have a huge external pip. I am excited. I've never owned call ducks and I am soooo looking forward to these ducklings.

    UPDATE: Here are three that I hatched out this morning. I have three more that are working their way out now.

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    Last edited: Mar 16, 2011
  2. [​IMG] Congratulations, I hope you have a great hatch.
     
  3. BeccaOH

    BeccaOH Morning Gem Farm

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    Congratulations! [​IMG] Calls are fun to hatch and fun to raise. Some people report trouble hatching them, but my incubator hatch rate was actually better than my broody call hens' rate last year.
     
  4. sonjab314

    sonjab314 Constant State of Confusion

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    Ive been hand turning them because, from what I understand, a turner is a big no no for calls. I even cracked an egg during the candling process and used tape to cover the crack and the baby still developed. I hope he hatches.
     
  5. sonjab314

    sonjab314 Constant State of Confusion

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    Another egg is rocking and rolling lol
     
  6. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Crowing

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    Pip, pip, HOORAY!!!

    Lots of good hatching vibes coming your way! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    Congrats look forward to some pictures soon!!!
     
  8. anaiyuk

    anaiyuk Chirping

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    Yay! Can't wait for updates! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  9. sonjab314

    sonjab314 Constant State of Confusion

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    Three pips so far. Still no babies yet [​IMG]
     
  10. anaiyuk

    anaiyuk Chirping

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