Should I Help Them Out

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by duckking, May 15, 2011.

  1. duckking

    duckking Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 2, 2010
    Cascade Foothills, WA
    so i have two duck eggs with cracks on them in the incubators. THe ducks should hatch today or 2marro i listend to the eggs and THEY ARE PEEPING. I found the cracks yesterday around 8 ppm and it is now 905 am the next day. THE CRACK HAS NOT GOTTEN BIGGER. THe eggs are still peeping but the crack is still small. SHOULD I HELP THE LITTLE DUCKS OUT.
  2. The Duck ABC's

    The Duck ABC's Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2011
    Give it time. They need up to 48 hours from their pip to get out. It is a good sign that they are chirping. This means they are expanding their lungs, which will help with the hatching process.

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