Incubating Duck eggs.

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Sylviaanne, Feb 1, 2015.

  1. Sylviaanne

    Sylviaanne Overrun With Chickens

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    How early should I be able to see something going on in the eggs when I candle them?

    I have some that have been incubating for 2 1/2 weeks and they look like duds. I have other eggs I can put in their spots if I can be sure they are not suddenly going to start incubating. Please let me know.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Depending upon how dark your eggs are and how good your light source is, you should be able to see development by day 7.
     
  3. Sylviaanne

    Sylviaanne Overrun With Chickens

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    They are white and very clear, I can see the yolk clearly. No veins, no development at all that I can discern.
     
  4. buff goose guy

    buff goose guy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what breed are they, if muscovy it can take a bit loger than 7 days to show some major development,.
     

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