Should I see something with day 5 call duck eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by 3BirdGirlz, Feb 19, 2013.

  1. 3BirdGirlz

    3BirdGirlz Songster

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    This is my first artificial incubating experience. It is day 5 and I don't see anything when candling call duck eggs. Should I wait or are they most likely duds? They were shipped but all had good air cells. I was so excited, but this sucks when I think none will hatch!
     

  2. cmfarm

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    5 days is fairly early in yet. I would give them more time and candle again later.
     
  3. Bill 101

    Bill 101 Chirping

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    Day 5 is a bit early, but you see something. Duck eggs usually develop larger blobs & veins than chicken eggs & that generally makes them more obvious. Wait till day 7 & check again, but I think you evaluation of them is correct
     
  4. 3BirdGirlz

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    Thank you....wishing for a miracle, but pretty bummed for now.
     

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