Is a duck egg that was just laid but is half soft viable?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Animallover903, Apr 29, 2016.

  1. Animallover903

    Animallover903 Out Of The Brooder

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    We have two ducks, one male, one female. I watched the female lay an egg and then abandon it outside. I grabbed a towel and nestled the egg in the towel but noticed that half of the egg is soft whereas the other half is hard like a normal egg. Does this mean that the egg is unable to be hatched? Or can it be hatched with specific care instructions?
     
  2. OrganicFarmWife

    OrganicFarmWife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I do not think you can probably hatch that egg. Is she getting enough calcium?
     

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