New way to check eggs?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Windsor, May 16, 2011.

  1. Windsor

    Windsor Out Of The Brooder

    I was dunking the eggs this evening, and put all of the oldest into the pail of water. They have all been floating for about a week now. As I was re-arranging a few things, the eggs had time to get still in the warm water. As I went to put them all back in, I noticed some movement from several of them, I pulled out the first ones that wiggled a bit, and waited for the rest to wiggle too. The other ones did too.

    I thought it was intriguing, and so much like a duck.

    Last edited: May 16, 2011
  2. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

    Jan 11, 2010

    It might be worth checking the size of the air cells and make sure they are developing to the right size for the stage of incubation you are at- Dunking every day may change the amount of humidity you need to provide in the incubator.

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