How is my egg supposed to look at day 6?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by PoultryBird12, Jan 25, 2015.

  1. I am trying to hatch some duck eggs and this is day 6 and I am not seeing any growth. Is this normal? Or should I toss them? I don't really want to toss them yet.... Help!
     
  2. TLWR

    TLWR Songster

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    You don't really see too much with duck eggs until around day 7 or 8. If they still look like duds after 12 days, then toss them, but not seeing anything at day 6 isn't long enough yet to see if anything isn't happening.
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

  4. I'm glad to hear that! Thank you!
     
  5. buff goose guy

    buff goose guy Songster

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    what breed are they ?
     
  6. Pekin/Mallard mix. :)
     
  7. buff goose guy

    buff goose guy Songster

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    maybe a few veins but, i know for certain that if you check on day 12 is should move a bit, ( some might not because some are lazy but still alive) but alot of mine move on day 12
     
  8. Day seven and still look like duds. [​IMG] I will wait until day twelve.... Really hoping right now..... [​IMG]
    It just confuses me that I'm not seeing anything because I hatched guinea fowl and I could see the embryo by day two!
     
  9. buff goose guy

    buff goose guy Songster

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    Well ducks are courting right now not really passing on genes
     
  10. I cracked open an egg a couple days before I started incubating these eggs and I saw fertilization in the yolk. :| apparently mine are.
     

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