Hole in duck egg at 25 days???

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Goat Lover 3, Aug 12, 2014.

  1. Goat Lover 3

    Goat Lover 3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    HELP! My broody duck has been sitting on seven eggs for 25 days now!
    This morning I just noticed one of the eggs has a big hole in it???
    It isn't broke all the way threw though! Do you think she stepped on it, or is it hatching?
    I don't hear any peeping and the egg isn't moving?


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    Last edited: Aug 12, 2014
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Can you candle it?
     
  3. Goat Lover 3

    Goat Lover 3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! I found out this morning that It is just hatching!
    Here is a photo of the egg on the bottom. It is hatching along with six others! [​IMG]

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  4. Eluria

    Eluria Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Fantastic! Can't wait to see pics when they are all hatched out :)
     
  5. Goat Lover 3

    Goat Lover 3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mommy duck admiring her first duckling!
    Our very first duckling to ever be hatched on my farm!

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    I got you see ducklings # 1,3, and 5 be hatched out of 7 eggs!
    We are now waiting on 2 more eggs! I'm not sure if one of the
    eggs is going to hatch, it doesn't have a pip at all?
     
  6. tdd2

    tdd2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Most excellent!! Congratulations!
     
  7. Goat Lover 3

    Goat Lover 3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! Actually my hen did it all! I also found out that my drake wants to kill them! [​IMG] I am having to separate him now from her and the ducklings. He's not happy! [​IMG]
     

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