Found duck eggs

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by smurfaggie, Mar 28, 2012.

  1. smurfaggie

    smurfaggie New Egg

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    A person called my work saying that she noticed that the duck she normally saw in her tree trunk was missing, and had eggs that she was sitting on. So, I went and collected the eggs and put them in my incubator. They're doing well, I can see movement and they seem to be developing. The only problem is that I don't know when they're due to hatch. How bad is it if I leave them in the turner too long? Should I take them out and just turn by hand from now on?
     
  2. mandelyn

    mandelyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would turn by hand just to be sure. You can use the turner up until you can't see much anymore, when the egg is blacked out by duckling.
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Does she know what breed of duck?
     
  4. smurfaggie

    smurfaggie New Egg

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    Thanks for the reply. No, don't know what type of duck it is.
     
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    What do you intend to do with these ducklings when they hatch? you know they won't be able to fend for themselves, if you are not able to care for them you might want to find a wild life rehabber in your area. They maybe wood ducks too. I'm sorry i forgot my manners too... [​IMG]
     
  6. smurfaggie

    smurfaggie New Egg

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    I'm sure I can find a home for them, or else I'll call the park and see what they say to do. I'll also call the lady that called my office to see if she knew what kind of duck it was or at least what it looked like. Thanks for the welcome!
     

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