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Will call ducks hatch?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Mccluckers, Nov 4, 2014.

  1. Mccluckers

    Mccluckers Chirping

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    Hi there

    I am supposed to be getting some call ducklings.

    Long story short it was the ladies first time incubating ducks eggs and she thought call duck took 28-33 days. So they were put in the incubator sat 4th October and they went on lockdown yesterday or the day before

    Do they have any chance of hatching? Please say yes because will not be able to get any till next spring if these do not hatch!! How will I survive that long! I am only 12!!!
     
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  2. Mccluckers

    Mccluckers Chirping

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    Anyone?
     
  3. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Crowing

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    The only thing i can offer for help is mine took 28 days BUT mine were under a live call duck lol I don't incubate. Hopefully, someone who has can chime in. Good luck!
     
  4. Mccluckers

    Mccluckers Chirping

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    Thanks have just got a text from the lady 1 has a tiny crack and the others are rocking like mad!
     
  5. buff goose guy

    buff goose guy Songster

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    Possibly but with any external pipping she will probably need to help them out since its her first time be sure to tell her only to help get the head out of the egg, something like that ,Amykins can really answer your question probably. Shes answered a whole bunch of mine.
     
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  6. learycow

    learycow Crowing

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    It all depends on how they were incubated. All that I've ever hatched in my incubator hatched on day 26. Some can go longer if the temps are a bit lower than 99-100 (slower to grow).
    If she has external pips and they are rocking that's a good sign. It means they are still alive and about ready to pop!
    She can always candle them too. You should be able to see the internal pips and tell which ones aren't alive (not moving)
     
  7. Mccluckers

    Mccluckers Chirping

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    Hi guys I m so excited! One has hatched with
    Out help and the other two are hatching as we speak!! Eeeeeekkkkkkkk
     

  8. buff goose guy

    buff goose guy Songster

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    Aww yay post pics when you can !!!
     
  9. Mccluckers

    Mccluckers Chirping

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    Will do!!
     
  10. Mccluckers

    Mccluckers Chirping

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    I am worried the other two pipped yesterday and still haven't hachted but are alive will they be ok?
     

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