HATCHING EGGS QUESTION?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by AHappychick, Dec 23, 2008.

  1. AHappychick

    AHappychick Wanna-be Farmer

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    My runner ducks have been hatching all day but my Barred Rock chick eggs are not set to hatch until Christmas, but the ducks have been knocking them all around as they flop around. I stop turning them the other day and now they have all been turned by the flailing ducklings do you think this will hurt my hatch?
     
  2. hatchcrazzzy

    hatchcrazzzy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    are they in a bator if so there is not much you can do
     
  3. AHappychick

    AHappychick Wanna-be Farmer

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    Quote:yes they I guess I will just wait and see... I hope things are ok I can hear one chirping I think but it may also be the last of the three duck eggs.
     
  4. ThePamperedPullet

    ThePamperedPullet Chillin' With My Peeps

    The ducklings could go to a brooder after about 24 hours. That would get them away from the chickie eggs. Sometimes we put our eggs into a low sided plastic container if we are doing a staggered hatch. That keeps the chickies from messing with the unhatched eggs. Also keeps the older ones from pecking at the new ones as they hatch.
     

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