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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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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

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

    buff goose guy Chillin' With My Peeps

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

    buff goose guy Chillin' With My Peeps

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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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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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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