Two of my ducks have hatched :) When can I take them out?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ZoeS95423, Jun 19, 2011.

  1. ZoeS95423

    ZoeS95423 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, So I have 2 babie ducks, one have been in the bator since 8 am, and one since about 12. They are knocking the eggs around like crazy... when should I take them out? Are they going to hurt the other eggs?
     
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  2. jfulcher

    jfulcher Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 24, 2011
    Tucson, AZ 85712
    Are they dry and fluffy? Are the other eggs pipped?
     
  3. ZoeS95423

    ZoeS95423 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I cant see if the other eggs have pipped, yes they are dry and fluffy one of them is very active, the other one was, and I think he is just resting right now?
    One of the eggs is oozing that stuff out of it, that comes out with the baby chick, is that normal?
    But they are running around knocking all the eggs around like crazy, and I dont want them to damage them.
     
  4. jfulcher

    jfulcher Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 24, 2011
    Tucson, AZ 85712
    Truthfully I wouldn't know about the egg oozing. I am noob and am on my first hatch.. But I have been reading the forums religiously. And I believe ifyou take a squirt bottle with 100 F water and spray as soon as you take the chicks out it theoretically will be fine. Just don't leave the bator open too long and let out too much humidity, spritz and nab lol..
     
  5. La Mike

    La Mike (Always Slightly Off)

    Nov 20, 2009
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    As long as they are fully dry it should be ok to move them to a brooder [​IMG]
     
  6. ZoeS95423

    ZoeS95423 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And dont feed them? Do I give them water to drink?
     

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