How can I tell if duck has broken into the aircell?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Mollyy, Apr 29, 2009.

  1. Mollyy

    Mollyy Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi! Can anyone tell me how I can tell if my baby has broken into the aircell? And, what does it look like? Thanks![​IMG]
     
  2. TriciaHowe

    TriciaHowe Mother Hen

    Nov 11, 2008
    Trenton, FL
    You can tell by candling. You will see the bill in the aircell moving. It's pretty neat. If you don't want to candle you can listen for peeps or feel the tapping...
     
  3. Mollyy

    Mollyy Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for your reply! I can see the bill in the airsack!! I am soooo excited! [​IMG][​IMG] This is my 1st baby duck! How long after they get into the airsack will the baby arrive?
     

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