Is this pipped?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mich9510, Sep 9, 2016.

  1. mich9510

    mich9510 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First time hatcher....this duck egg was abandoned by the female so I don't know how old it is. There's been good movement and I think I'm close to lockdown. Here's a picture....[​IMG]

    I know it's hard to see but it looks like part of the duckling is in the air cell. I don't hear anything but I can see the little guy moving around in there. Should I increase the humidity and lock him down?
     
  2. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Yep, it's time! Not sure if it has actually pipped internally yet or not, but that looks like it's getting ready to!! :celebrate
     
    Last edited: Sep 9, 2016
  3. mich9510

    mich9510 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OMG! I'm so eggcited ...lol! This little guy was from the batch with the thermostat malfunction so he or she is really special to me. Thanks Ravyn!
     

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