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Discussion in 'Ducks' started by call ducks, Apr 18, 2009.

  1. call ducks

    call ducks silver appleyard addict

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    when shold i start to help the call egg it piped last night intrnley but has not piped a hole thugh the egg. Do i use like a sowing pen to make the little air hole.
     
  2. Hello ,
    I would give it awhile longer , sometimes it takes 48+ hours from pip to actually hatch.
    If you do decide you need to help yes thats what you do , make a lil hole with a needle and then peel lil slowly . I really hate to do that though unless they need help.

    Hope that helps some

    Fay
     
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  3. call ducks

    call ducks silver appleyard addict

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    it hasnt made a air hole so it can get more air and it's aprching 12 hour do you think i shold use a pen and make a hole in ?
     
  4. Mojo Chick'n

    Mojo Chick'n Empress of Chickenville

    Quote:I would, personally, make a small hole in the shell, then put the egg back. Make sure it isn't too big of a hole or the membrane will dry out inside, though.

    meri
     
  5. call ducks

    call ducks silver appleyard addict

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    we did about 30 min a go we used a little pin for holding fabric to ghter
     
  6. cici_p

    cici_p Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The egg shell doesn't need to be off for them to breathe--remember, eggs breathe through their shell. Once their beak is in the air pocket they should be fine for quite a while.
     
  7. call ducks

    call ducks silver appleyard addict

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    ya but i did not whant it to run out of air it's been pipped for 12 or 13 hours.
     

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