What is normal time for Muscovies to get out of shell?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Jarhead, Jun 19, 2009.

  1. Jarhead

    Jarhead Songster

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    Aug 12, 2008
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    I am used to chickens, seem like when they pip you have a bird in a couple of hours or so. These are our first ducks. They started pipping yesterday around 6 pm, right now they are still rocking and rolling around, with some more cracks in the shells. They seem active so I am not worried. Just trying to get a feel for the usual time from pip to fully hatched.
    Thanks
     
  2. chixie

    chixie Songster

    Apr 6, 2009
    kountze texas
    it took my maalards almost 24 hours...
     
  3. About 24 hours.

    Steve in NC
     

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