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When do Call Ducks hatch

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by GracefulBantams, Apr 30, 2009.

  1. GracefulBantams

    GracefulBantams Hatching and Showing

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    I have heard several different times [​IMG]
    But, now I need to know..... when do Call Ducks hatch?

    Thanks
     
  2. Bantymama

    Bantymama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine pipped on day 25 and hatched on day 26.
     
  3. GracefulBantams

    GracefulBantams Hatching and Showing

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    This is day 28 for my eggs [​IMG]
     
  4. Bantymama

    Bantymama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I found them very hard to hatch. All 8 were rocking on day 24. I ended up with 2. I would candle them and see if there is any movement and wait another day or so. It is such a hard call to make.
     
  5. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Quote:Ditto. I let the hens do the job for me. They have much better luck than I do.
     
  6. GracefulBantams

    GracefulBantams Hatching and Showing

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    I did candle them just now. They looked fully developed, but I could not tell if there was any movement. Should I crack one and check [​IMG]
     
  7. Luvducks

    Luvducks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2009
    Colorado
    I waited until day 28 and had to help. I saw no movement and thought they were all dead. I saw on here that it depends on your temperature and humidity. This was my first hatch and my thermo was wrong so I do not think my temp was high as it should be. so took longer to incubate.
    I threw it out.

    So many variables. I am at a high altitude and tried to hatch shipped eggs. There is a thread on here posted by Sundown Waterfowl about Helping. Let me look it up[​IMG] and get back to you.
     
  8. Luvducks

    Luvducks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2009
    Colorado
    Post is Assisting a Hatch - Duckling.

    Please read this. I got ONE duckling and it would not have made it out if I did not help. Lost 3 others. When I opened them they were dead. Very sad. Next time I will know.

    This post will tell you what to do.
     
  9. GracefulBantams

    GracefulBantams Hatching and Showing

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    Thank you all for the help/info/pictures.

    I cracked them open:
    One was only partly developed. The other was fully developed, but dead [​IMG]
     
  10. Luvducks

    Luvducks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2009
    Colorado
    Graceful Bantams, How is the hatch going? Let us know. I am crossing my fingers for the little ones.
     

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