help with duck eggs

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by caseebeths, Jul 23, 2013.

  1. caseebeths

    caseebeths In the Brooder

    Jul 8, 2013
    I was recieved duck eggs last Thursday and apparently they were really far along:(....well anyways 3 of the eggs were rocking so I put them in lock down and 6 days later they are still rocking. What is going on? really new at this. Do you think they have a chance or will hatch?

  2. Skipspin

    Skipspin In the Brooder

    May 16, 2012
    We got 5 eggs on a Thursday (Muskovy nest that had been raided by a possum) and guessing from the one egg that was partially eaten, we figured if they didn't hatch in a week they probably wouldn't. Our incubator wasn't set up yet, but we figured it couldn't hurt. We had some temperature inconsistencies, so I wasn't optomistic. Well, the next Thursday morning we had a duck, and a second that afternoon. The rest were rotten and didn't hatch.

    So, Id say you have a chance. We had them in the incubator with a cup of water at 95-102'. It was outside in humid FL, do I think that helped keep our humidity up.

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