The babies are here!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Sue S, Mar 24, 2018.

  1. Sue S

    Sue S Songster

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    First I would like to thank everyone who replied to my questions & gave me advice during the incubating & hatching of my babies!!!!:) Lastnite was very stressing 3 out of 4 ducklings got shrink wrapped, the 1st duckling was able to hatch on his own around 2am Friday morning, the other 3 started piping Friday morning also, but then things went wrong, 1st my incubator wasn't working correctly ( wouldn't keep temp so the humidity dropped ), then 1 egg started zipping & wanted to come out of it's shell ( literally !!!) around 3pm yesterday, so that got the remaining 2 motivated to come out, but around 8pm I noticed it was struggling & realized that it was shrink wrapped, after helping it out ( which wasn't as difficult as the last 2 ). By 9pm I had to start helping the last 2 out which was harder cuz they were really stuck but i'm so happy to say that around midnight last nite all eggs were hatched & babies are doing well. :yesss:. Overall I don't think I did to bad with my first incubating considering I started incubating 6 eggs & ended up with 4, ( 1 was a dud, & 1 stopped growing ). Here is a pic from this morning will share more when they are more fluffed.!!!! Baby Ducks.jpg
     
  2. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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    Aww, they're so cute!
    What breed are they?
     
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  3. Trish1974

    Trish1974 Araucana enthusiast

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    Congratulations!
     
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  4. Sue S

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    Thanks, their domestic mallards
     

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