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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chasing ducks, Sep 30, 2010.

  1. chasing ducks

    chasing ducks Songster

    Mar 30, 2010
    New Hampshire
    Ok I have 6 eggs in my incubator that are due Saturday however when I put them on lockdown 2 of them had their beaks into the aircells already. The other 4 I couldnt see much, too dark which I am assuming is a good sign? One of them, a pekin, pipped last night and fully hatched about noon today, 2 days early. I still have 3 welsh harlequin eggs and 2 runner eggs and no other pips, I have never successfully hatched ducks before, just quail, should I be concerned or is this normal? How long can the pekin be in there before I have to open it and get her out?

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