Hatching Question.

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ParkerK, May 20, 2016.

  1. ParkerK

    ParkerK Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello!
    So, a few days ago I noticed one of the eggs in my incubator moving a bit. It wasn't much but it was noticeably rocking. This has been going on for three days now.
    I know that ducklings need to adjust themselves in the egg before hatching but is it normal to take a few days to do so? I've never had any ducks take three days to pip so I'm a bit worried about whether it's having difficulties or not.
    Please let me know if you have any ideas.
    Thank you!
     
  2. dotknott

    dotknott Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What day are you on in your incubation period?
     
  3. ParkerK

    ParkerK Out Of The Brooder

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    Day number 27.
     
  4. dotknott

    dotknott Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Then this is totally normal. I've had eggs moving in my hands at lock down that didn't hatch till 29.
     

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