Not sure if my duck eggs are dead or not!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by amberkohn, Mar 5, 2013.

  1. amberkohn

    amberkohn Out Of The Brooder

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    Help please!
    this is my first time incubating eggs and im not sure if i have good eggs. i am on day eleven. i just candled them last night. one egg was very light throughout. the other five eggs are pretty dark inside on one side. i turn eggs twice a day. i don't see movements and i don't see veins i think. i thought i saw a few light ones but am unsure. can anybody please help? i would really appreciate it. i will add a couple pictures.
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  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    There are some helpful experienced people here, so someone will likely check in soon. See if you find information on the thread formerly known as hatch day is today. You can say hello, you can search that thread, too.
     
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  5. amberkohn

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    Thank you!
     
  6. amberkohn

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    Hello. I think my eggs are supposed to hatch this Sunday but one has cracked its shell. I can hear the other three inside of their shells tapping at the Shell but I don't think they will be able to break them. Should I help? The other one has a big hole in it my fiancé help crack it open after the duck already cracked it
     
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    jdywntr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ducklings take 24-48 hours to complete hatching. Assisting too early will cause the membrane to bleed and can kill the duckling.
     
  8. amberkohn

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    What if it's only by the air sac where there is no blood?
     

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