How long? Duck egg Question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by truckerswife, Mar 21, 2009.

  1. truckerswife

    truckerswife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Muscovy due to hatch tomorrow,,,,I can hear pipping and tapping on shell from inside. Will it hatch tonight or still tomorrow? I do not know how long it takes them from start to finish.

    Thanks!! An anxious awaiting Duck Mommy
     
  2. TriciaHowe

    TriciaHowe Mother Hen

    Nov 11, 2008
    Trenton, FL
    [​IMG] Ducks seem to take forever to hatch! Be patient as they tend to take 24+ hrs to hatch from pip. They will probably hatch tomorrow [​IMG]
    Good luck!
     
  3. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    You said you can hear it peeping, but has it pipped the shell? I have had ducklings take a full 24-48 hours from first pip (on the shell) to hatch. It could easily take 2-3 more days.
     

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