Indian Runners...close to hatch!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by MamaMarcy, Nov 13, 2011.

  1. MamaMarcy

    MamaMarcy Songster

    Aug 28, 2011
    Snohomish, WA
    I have 10 Indian Runner ducklings getting close to hatch. I candled them tonight and all but 2 look like they're about to poke thru the air sacs! Hatch day should be Thursday. It was really cool...I could actually see them stretching their membranes.

  2. Gypsy07

    Gypsy07 Songster

    Feb 4, 2010
    Glasgow, Scotland
    Yeah, you always seem to see more happening in duck eggs than you ever do with chicken eggs. I don't know if that's cause ducklings move around more or cause their egg shells are more translucent and easier to see into. I love candling duck eggs right before lockdown and watching them squirming around, it's so exciting. Please post photos of your ducklings once they hatch, I love indian runners...

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