OMG its starting!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by 688peterl, Nov 1, 2009.

  1. 688peterl

    688peterl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The egg that i thought was dead obviously isnt! it was moving again this morning when i candled the eggs... and the other egg looks as though its gonna hatch early...

    its sort of hard to explain but its like the baby inside is trying to break into the air cell but cant if that makes sense? i kept seeing the bill push up into the air cell then going back down again like it isnt ready yet?
     
  2. Eggs4Sale

    Eggs4Sale Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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  4. eggybritches

    eggybritches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yay! I would stop handling them at this point. With your incubator, if you get the room dark you can still shine a flashlight through the glass and you should still be able to see progress.
     
  5. 688peterl

    688peterl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:yeah we have the same incubator [​IMG] but i cant do that with mine [​IMG]
     
  6. 688peterl

    688peterl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well im gonna candle them tomorrow morning and tuesday morning thats only twice, and im only candling them tomorrow because i think they are gonna hatch early so they will need to go on early lockdown wont they?
     
  7. tia

    tia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I sure would leave them alone as much as you can... I'm not sure what kind of incubator you have, but that humidity is important. I know it is hard, but you will be happy you did. It gets so darn exciting...

    Tia
     
  8. eggybritches

    eggybritches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They start rocking and shaking around a lot before they make their first pip, and that might be quite a few days early. I wouldn't put them on lockdown until the proper time, or if you see a pip. But if you pick them up and they're moving they might not be able to get in position.
     

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