Hatching eggs cold

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Duckieduck, Mar 12, 2017.

  1. Duckieduck

    Duckieduck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Some of the hatching eggs under my broody duck are cold - why would this be? Does this mean they won't hatch? Can I do anything?
     
  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    It's probably due to too many eggs under her. A hen can only cover so many eggs. You might be in for a delayed or poor hatch.
     
  3. Duckieduck

    Duckieduck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh no, can I do anything?
     
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Candle and see which ones are furthest along. Toss any eggs that don't show clear veining and those that are visibly delayed.
     

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