Should I Help Them Out

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

  1. duckking

    duckking Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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    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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