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Poll: Are they alive?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Theeggboxtoo, Feb 8, 2012.

  1. Yes

    5 vote(s)
    71.4%
  2. No

    2 vote(s)
    28.6%
  1. Theeggboxtoo

    Theeggboxtoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 5, 2010
    Alabama
    I had 10 duck eggs in the incubator, 4 have hatched, 3 are alive. There is 6 eggs left and no pips, are they dead? They all candled well and looked really good, should I be worried? [​IMG] The ones that are out are healthy and happy.
     
  2. lilchick

    lilchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would chip open the end with air cell and help them out. They might be weak and tired of trying to hatch out. Just chip egg open on air cell end, and pull membrane back from ducks nostrils. Let them rest a bit and gradually free their head and shoulders and let them finish hatching out on their own...good luck!
     
  3. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    How long has it been? Some eggs just need to wait another day or two. Have patience.
     
  4. Theeggboxtoo

    Theeggboxtoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 5, 2010
    Alabama
    The first one hatched on day 26 and both of the others hatched on day 27
     
  5. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    What day is it now? If it is just a day later, I'd still wait.
     
  6. Theeggboxtoo

    Theeggboxtoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 5, 2010
    Alabama
    It's day 28
     
  7. Theeggboxtoo

    Theeggboxtoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 5, 2010
    Alabama
    One of them pipped! [​IMG]
     

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