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

BellLisamo

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AHHH!!! Is it too early???? I checked the temp and saw this!!!

(Dont look at the temp its still air)



How long til itll hatch?
 

Shanay235

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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.
 

BellLisamo

Diagnosed w/ Muscovitis
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Quote:oh wow! 48?!? holy moly! ok GLAD you told me that, because i would have panicked this time tomorrow night!
 

bock

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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!
 

BellLisamo

Diagnosed w/ Muscovitis
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Quote:oh good. i was worried. i didnt want it to hatch with the yolk! yay!!!! im super excited! its my first hatch
 

shelleyd2008

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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.
 

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