i think my muscovie eggs are hatching how do i know forsure

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by tsc11, Sep 13, 2011.

  1. tsc11

    tsc11 Out Of The Brooder

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    please help
     
  2. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

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    Are the eggs in an incubator or under a duck?

    It would be easier to candle the eggs or watch them for signs of movement if in the incubator- but if they are under a duck- it may be best to just leave her alone awhile and let things happen.
     
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  3. becky3086

    becky3086 Crested Crazy

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    LOl, when you see a chick....[​IMG]
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    When you see ducklings - if you see a chick those are some other kind of eggs.
     
  5. DuckWrangler16

    DuckWrangler16 Out Of The Brooder

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    If you can get into the nest you can "float" the eggs in warm water if their good they will float because the air pocket they have made the bad ones will sink
     
  6. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    If they are hatching and pipped this may just flood the air sac & drown the duckling. candling is the best option, or waiting to see ducklings!

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  7. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Just be patient and allow them to hatch. [​IMG]
     

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