I have a PIP and they are not "due" until the 17th?!?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by BarefootMom, May 12, 2011.

  1. BarefootMom

    BarefootMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 20, 2010
    Half Way, Missouri
    I have 19 duck eggs in the incubator and tonight when I was turning them I noticed a pip! AHH did I hurt them by turning them?? I was going to put them into lockdown on Saturday! I am not ready yet! I wanted to be home for hatching! I am going tomorrow afternoon to pick up a pair of young blue slate turkeys!!

    I don't have the brooder cleaned up and ready, luckily I am already feeding meatbird crumbles so I do have food but still!

    I really hope I didn't hurt any of them by turning them tonight. I didn't notice the pip until I had turned most of them. We bought these eggs at auction so I don't know if they had maybe been set on for awhile?



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  2. justmeandtheflock

    justmeandtheflock Overrun with ducklings :)

    May 27, 2009
    NW NJ
    What kind of ducks are they?
     
  3. BarefootMom

    BarefootMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 20, 2010
    Half Way, Missouri
    mallards

    oh and my humidity is only at 65% was hoping to up it up tomorrow...

    temp is steady at 99.5

    hatching in an LG 10200 (circulated air)

    I am going to be up all night now! (and don't ya know it is storming...babies are always born when it storms lol)
     
    Last edited: May 12, 2011
  4. BarefootMom

    BarefootMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 20, 2010
    Half Way, Missouri
    bump
     
  5. BarefootMom

    BarefootMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 20, 2010
    Half Way, Missouri
    more are rocking!!
     

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