HELP

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by tkessock, May 11, 2016.

  1. tkessock

    tkessock New Egg

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    Hello All,

    Today is Day 20 of incubation for our duck eggs (mallard). Everything seems to be going well...thanks to all the help on this site! Today when I went to turn the eggs I noticed 1 of them was rocking. I candled it and I can see movement in the air pocket. This egg from day one looked a little different in color and size and now I'm not so sure it's a duck. Not sure what to do and certainly don't want to put the other eggs in jeopardy. I only have the one incubator. Has this ever happened to anyone? I'd appreciate any help someone can give me!!!
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Day 20 sounds like it may be a chicken egg? How big is it compared to the others?
     
  3. tkessock

    tkessock New Egg

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    Slightly larger than the others and white in color. I did not weigh the eggs but noticed right away that it was heavier than the others and now it's much lighter.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Hopefully it is a chicken egg, and not some critter from outer space. Please let us know what comes out of it. [​IMG] Welcome to Backyard chickens.
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - good luck with your mystery egg!

    Best wishes

    CT
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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