Is my duck egg alive?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by adroit14, Dec 16, 2015.

  1. adroit14

    adroit14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is day 23, and I was candling the eggs. All seemed to have movement except one egg. It has veins, but no movement what so ever. Is that bad? is it dead?
     
  2. RoxysAnimals

    RoxysAnimals Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is the air cell as large as the others? Candle it again in an hour, see if it's moving then.
     
  3. adroit14

    adroit14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It also has some veins that look like there are black balls at the end. It has tons of ceins though.
     
  4. RoxysAnimals

    RoxysAnimals Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The black balls are eyeballs. It sounds like it died young. If the others are looking more like a mass than veins, that egg is dead.
     
  5. adroit14

    adroit14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No there are like 6 black balls. I saw it move a tiny bit. It still has lots of veins, and the embryo. Hopingg it moves in the morning
     
  6. adroit14

    adroit14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    @Miss Linda @Amiga

    Sorry for borthing you i just wanted to know if someone on this forum has had my issue. You both seem to know your way around the forum.
     
  7. RoxysAnimals

    RoxysAnimals Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Every other egg look like it? The embryo probably died if it isn't as big as the others, but it doesn't hurt to leave it in there for a couple more days to see if it gets bigger.
     
  8. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    arg! My reply got lost!

    No I haven't had hatching issues - I haven't done hatching - I try to hook people up with threads and other people who might know.

    Is it still moving? Is @Lacrystol or @WVduckchick or @Kevin565 around?
     
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    adroit14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have not seen it move but it still has lots of veins. Dose that mean it's still alive
     
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