Help please!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by sabrina11, May 3, 2016.

  1. sabrina11

    sabrina11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So my duck eggs are not hatching but I don't know what day their on though. Does the water test work or no? Also does it hurt them? I don't know if their alive or dead.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Are they in an incubator or naturally brooded? The less you mess with a setting duck the greater the chances for a successful hatch.
     
  3. sabrina11

    sabrina11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are in an inqubator only two eggs. By the pictures how long until hatch do you think?[​IMG][/IMG]


    Also one of the eggs if it's turned on its side a little bit of stuff comes in but I don't know what it is maybe the duck??
     
  4. Freedom Acres

    Freedom Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The water test worked for our chick eggs. You just have to make sure the water is warm and there are no fine cracks, other wise they could drown. Most times the chick will move the egg and it will start wobbling in the water, which is really exciting!
     
  5. sabrina11

    sabrina11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thank you but it doesn't effect the baby's right?
     
  6. sabrina11

    sabrina11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Afterwards do you dry them off?
     
  7. Freedom Acres

    Freedom Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It doesn't effect them at all as long as there are no cracks in the egg.
     
  8. Freedom Acres

    Freedom Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No, I don't dry them off as it can take the protective coat off of the egg. They will dry on there own in the incubator. Hope this helps!
     
  9. sabrina11

    sabrina11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thank you so much that helped a lot they move a lot!!!!! By the pictures (if you scroll up) how long do you think until they hatch?
     
  10. sabrina11

    sabrina11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ? Freedom Acres
     

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