I found an abandoned duck eggs, but don't know what to do

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by emmajewell, Apr 25, 2017.

  1. emmajewell

    emmajewell New Egg

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    OK so I recently found an abandoned duck egg, but I'm not sure how old it is and I don't know if it's alive, I'm pretty sure one of the kids at the park took it out of its nest,but they won't say, so I have been keeping it warm by my body heat or a heated rice bag, and have been checking on the temp,and since I'm a student, I bring it in a thermal lunch bag to turn the egg at school, weird right , but I don't know what to do next, I have never done anything like this so what do I do???
     
  2. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    I think it's probably no good...:(....The temp needs to be at 95.5 with the correct humidity to hatch..
    You could try candling it to see if its alive?.....Shine a flashlight from the fat end of the egg..You will see veining or an embryo depending if its viable or if it was?....The heart beats and it moves..;)...


    Best of luck...

    Cheers!
     

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