Hatching eggs

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Lissacb126, Jun 24, 2019.

  1. Lissacb126

    Lissacb126 In the Brooder

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    I have a female rouen and Male pekin. I've already confirmed that her eggs have been fertilized and today I was able to actually look on her nest. She has been sitting on 20+ eggs. Is there a chance that all these eggs have been fertilized?
     
  2. Jpat

    Jpat Free Ranging

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    if theyve been mating for over 20 days then ide assume they all are,

    Should be cute mixed ducklings!
     
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  3. Lissacb126

    Lissacb126 In the Brooder

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    Oh boy !! So I'm assuming they'll hatch at different times ? Sorry if that's a dumb question, this is the first time shes laid fertilized eggs. Just learning as I go. By the looks of a few eggs I candled, it looks like those one are at 22 or 24 weeks.
     
  4. Lissacb126

    Lissacb126 In the Brooder

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  5. Sapphire Sebright

    Sapphire Sebright Chirping

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    That's a lot of ducklings if they all hatch! But, hey, having a bunch of fuzzy little ducklings isn't a bad thing. Cuteness therapy for when you're down.
    Good luck with the eggs!
     
  6. Lissacb126

    Lissacb126 In the Brooder

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    Very true thank you
     
  7. Jpat

    Jpat Free Ranging

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    Eggs dont start incubation untill they are sat on and heated up, so they hatch at the same time
     
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