How long will it take this is my first hatch

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SusanJK, Mar 11, 2015.

  1. SusanJK

    SusanJK New Egg

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    After the external pep how long does it take for a duck egg to hatch all the way? When do you know that you should help them if you should. Please help me on this one.
     
  2. GAQuail

    GAQuail Chillin' With My Peeps

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    24-48 hours. Be patient!
     
  3. SusanJK

    SusanJK New Egg

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    ok thank you that one just start yesterday afternoon and the other started last night some time. So I will give them time thanks for answering my question.
     
  4. GAQuail

    GAQuail Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your welcome. Don't expect much if any progress for the 1st 24 hours after pip. They will be resting and absorbing the yolk sac. Then between 24-48 hours they will begin turning in the egg and will hatch pretty quickly once they begin to turn.
     

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