Keets and ducklings hatching!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by sparkles2307, Jun 15, 2010.

  1. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    I put the 'bator on lockdown this morning. I didnt realize till I was about done rearranging everyone that one of the guineas is already pipped, I have lots of egg rockings going on and I can hear peeping in 2 Call duck eggs and one of the large duck eggs! They arent due till the 18th, but looks like its already begun!
     
  2. SarahFair

    SarahFair Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2008
    Monroe, Ga
    Good Luck!!

    Seems to be a lot of early hatches this year
     
  3. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    I can't believe any are hatching. The weather has been so weird the past month, my humidity will be 83% in the morning, but by the time we get home the sun has come out and the wind is blowing all the moisture away, and the 'bator is down to 35%...even being in a back room without any open windows or drafts. My previous 2 hatches this year it was a rock solid steady 42% till I upped it for lockdown... Il ost a lot of my duck eggs, but so far only had one infertile guinea egg and the other 11 look good. I went from 2 dozen duck eggs to about 9....
     
  4. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    I got home and have a lavender keet. There are 2 more pipped. A Call duckling pipped, and there was a single dribble of blood that had come out of the pip... he's still moving, but I think he's going to wait to come out. If he hasnt come out in a few more days I will see how the bleeding is doing and might help. One other duck egg is pipped. By the time I get home I should have at least 2 more guineas out.
     

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