HATCHING TROUBLES??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by bydhatch, Jul 23, 2016.

  1. bydhatch

    bydhatch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    already posted this under ducks but due to lack of responses & my anxious need for an answer thought I would put it here! ANY help is appreciated!
    We have been incubating duck eggs for quite some time and estimate them to be around day 26 (?) on one and a bit behind on the other 4 eggs. Day 26 egg made a crack in the egg that we noticed Wednesday night. A more of a pip, I assume, appeared at about 12 yesterday. Yesterday night, about 6, it appeared he had begun zipping, with more of a holes forming a circle. However, it is not clear if he is all the way through the egg yet and I do not want to open the incubator to inspect. Since last night we have not visually seen any more progress and he has not been chirping. Is this normal behavior??
     
  2. bydhatch

    bydhatch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Believe the little guy is gone. :( unsure about my others.
     

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