why arent my eggs piping

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by freddiedontknow, Aug 30, 2007.

  1. freddiedontknow

    freddiedontknow Out Of The Brooder

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    i have 4 rouen duck eggs im incubating in a hovabeta,, but their not piping nd there supposed to hatch on sunday. the weird thing is when is when i candle the eggs i can see in moving. any ideas
     
  2. tiffanyh

    tiffanyh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I havent done ducks....but I know chicks dont always pip.
     
  3. freddiedontknow

    freddiedontknow Out Of The Brooder

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    thats great thanks alot
     
  4. cheepchicks

    cheepchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Try to be patient (says Miss Impatience) if they are moving they are ok. Soon you will see new babies !
     
  5. freddiedontknow

    freddiedontknow Out Of The Brooder

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    ok that sounds good i cant wait un til they hatch
     
  6. thndrdancr

    thndrdancr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You do know ducks take longer than chicks, right? Just making sure. [​IMG]
     
  7. MayberrySaint

    MayberrySaint Chillin' Out

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  8. rosyposyosy

    rosyposyosy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] you are just TOO bad! you couldnt refrain yourself could you?! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  9. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Yeah, close em up and just wait. They may be a bit late if you have opened up the bator a lot. You want to make sure humidity stays high. Chances are if it is day 25 of 28, they won't have pipped yet. If they are due sunday, they shouldn't pip till sunday.

    I think I am right with the 28 day thing.
     
  10. freddiedontknow

    freddiedontknow Out Of The Brooder

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    yeah its 28 days for ducks, thanks alot for all of your help
     

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