something is tell me to help

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by florasbell, May 24, 2011.

  1. florasbell

    florasbell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my duck has been trying to pip through the membrain since yesterday about 2 pm and still no progress today something in my head is telling me he needs help

    how do i put a internal pip in for him
     
  2. florasbell

    florasbell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    im going to wait till 2 pm thats 24hrs if he hasnt peaced the membrain by himself im going to make a small hole 2-3mm in the air sac shell to see what state the membrain is in

    what am i looking for :

    clear :good
    white :bad
     
  3. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    I don't know anything about duck eggs, but for chicken eggs, from pip to hatch can take 24 hours.

    Do you have your humidity up?
     
    Last edited: May 24, 2011
  4. florasbell

    florasbell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my hum is 60/70 as i also have chickens in there i have the duck egg sitting on a damp cloth nknowing they need slightly more hum then chicks i notice him trying to push the membrain yesterday but still hasn pearced it today so im thinking it my be abit hard for him so im thinking put a hole in the shell to see the colour of the membrain if it a bad sign ill put a tiny nic in the membrain for him
     
  5. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    I hope your hatch goes well!
     

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