Hello. First time with eggs. He/she pipped. Need some advice

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  1. Jadeann123

    Jadeann123 Chirping

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    Hey everyone, first I want to thank everyone who asked or answered questions about duck eggs. I learned alot, made an incubator, waited 25 days and I just got my first external pip!!!! The first set of eggs I got was from ebay (which was a big mistake only 1 out of 10 made it). But the one that made it this far is about to make an appearance!! But now I'm getting nervous! He/she pipped sometime between 6am and 3pm I was working. Was going to candle for the last time and lockdown tonight its day 25. I did candle yesterday. Movement but no internal pip. I didn't think they external pip so soon after internal, do they? Should I worry? Cause I'm worried!!
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens. I'm sorry but don't know much about ducks at all. Please go the forums at top of page. Click on - then scroll down to duck forum and clik on that many experience duck folks there to assist you. Sending great hatching vibes your way.
     
  3. Jadeann123

    Jadeann123 Chirping

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    Thank you
     
  4. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
    I've never incubated so I haven't a clue! Good luck! :fl
     
  5. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Crossing the Road

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    Hello, and welcome! Glad that you joined! Good luck with your hatch!
     
  6. Leahs Coop

    Leahs Coop Crowing

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    Hello,:frow and a warm welcome to Backyard Chickens! It's great to have you here with us and I hope you'll enjoy it here as much as we all do!
     
  7. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Welcome to BYC. Good luck with the hatching.
     
  8. Chick-N-Fun

    Chick-N-Fun Almy Acres Farm

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    Welcome to our FUNomenal community! :celebrate Best wishes and have lots of fun! :wee
    Good luck with your hatch! :jumpy
     
  9. FlappyFeathers

    FlappyFeathers Crossing the Road

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  10. rjohns39

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    Hi and welcome to at BYC :frow We're so happy you decided to join us:ya

    It's not unusual to have an early starter. It's also not unusual for them to take up to 24-48 hour break between pip and zip. Just keep an eye on it and as long as it's breathing let it take it's time. Best of luck on your hatch.:jumpy:jumpy:jumpy
     
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