my duck egg pipped! not due til the 23rd?!?!?!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by BellLisamo, Mar 21, 2009.

  1. BellLisamo

    BellLisamo Diagnosed w/ Muscovitis

    Feb 7, 2009
    Tombstone, AZ
    AHHH!!! Is it too early???? I checked the temp and saw this!!!

    (Dont look at the temp its still air)

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    How long til itll hatch?
     
  2. Shanay235

    Shanay235 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats.
    It could take up to 48 hours before it is completely out of the shell. They usually rest for a long time after pipping. At this point the duckling is still absorbing the yolk so don't be in a hurry to help it out.
     
  3. BellLisamo

    BellLisamo Diagnosed w/ Muscovitis

    Feb 7, 2009
    Tombstone, AZ
    Quote:oh wow! 48?!? holy moly! ok GLAD you told me that, because i would have panicked this time tomorrow night!
     
  4. bock

    bock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No need to worry,it is still absorbing the yolk.They can take up to 2 days to hatch after pipping.

    P.s congrads on the babies![​IMG]
     
  5. BellLisamo

    BellLisamo Diagnosed w/ Muscovitis

    Feb 7, 2009
    Tombstone, AZ
    Quote:oh good. i was worried. i didnt want it to hatch with the yolk! yay!!!! im super excited! its my first hatch
     
  6. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Quote:I agree 100%. I had pekins hatch a few months ago, and both of them took at the very least 24 hours to hatch after first pip.
     
  7. melissastraka

    melissastraka Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 26, 2009
    Hoquiam, WA
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