Hatching duck eggs...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Chickie Mamma, Apr 20, 2008.

  1. Chickie Mamma

    Chickie Mamma Farmer at Heart

    Apr 20, 2008
    Sherman, CT
    Hello, I am new here and I was wondering if anyone had an idea on what to do about duck eggs hatching early. I have 4, all pipped, one has his bill out. How long can they survive like this? It is only day 22. Are they formed enough to hatch. They are all peeping too. Incubator was set at 100 degrees for my still air incubator. Any info would be greatly appreciated...Thanks!!:eek:
     
  2. ruth

    ruth Life is a Journey

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    Just leave them alone and keep the humidity up. My ducks pipped 2-3 days early and then seemingly did nothing till day 28 when they suddenly tore giant holes in eggs in a matter of minutes and came out.
     

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