help please

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by 2dz shavon, Nov 24, 2014.

  1. 2dz shavon

    2dz shavon Out Of The Brooder

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    Omg omg my incubator was on 88 When I woke up this morning this is day 29 for my duck eggs I had movement but no Internal pips last night I'm kinda scared to check them today help have I lost them I only have two left out of the 6 I'd really hate to lose them ok truth is I'd be really upset I have the temperature up to 95 and climbing slowly I think they were at this temperature for no longer than 5 or 6 hours help
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Try not to worry :hugs I know that will be hard but lower temps are not as dangerous as too higher temps. With them being on day 29 they should be producing some heat of their own and it takes longer for the eggs to acctually cool right down even though your incubator was reding 88. Just try to keep a steady temp from now and your humidity up.
    Wishing you the very best of luck :fl
     
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  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    75% humidity is ok for hatching. Should be ample for the eggs to hatch ok. I'm afraid it's just a waiting game from now on for you. Fingers crossed :fl
     
  4. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    How's it going? :fl
     
  5. enriquec

    enriquec Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do tell
     
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  6. 2dz shavon

    2dz shavon Out Of The Brooder

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    Still no Internal pips but I still have movement pulling out my hair waiting
     
  7. Orca5094

    Orca5094 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What kind of duck eggs are they? Assuming they aren't Muscovy (which have a 35 day incubation instead of 28 days), they could just be a little late due to the temperature drop. As long as they're still moving in there they should be ok. Like Yorkshire said, temperature drops are much less dangerous later on in incubation when they are creating a little of their own body heat. Please keep us updated, and good luck!
     
  8. 2dz shavon

    2dz shavon Out Of The Brooder

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    I don't know what kind the lady that gave them to me has three different kinds but no mascovy's and they are all kept together however I felt and heard one pecking in it's shell hopefully I have a baby tonight
     
  9. Orca5094

    Orca5094 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good that you heard some tapping, that means it is internally pipped. Any updates today?
     
  10. enriquec

    enriquec Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Happy thanksgiving. Just in case they need help, check my signature link. I probably won't check back here today
     

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