Yea! My first duck is hatching! -ADDED PICS!-

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Corey NC, Jun 19, 2008.

  1. Corey NC

    Corey NC Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    North Carolina
    I am so excited cause I really wan't sure if these would hatch since I've been a bit lazy with turning and my humidity dropped really low yesterday but I just got a pip.

    I have 3 call eggs and 3 saxony eggs but I didn't see any movement in the saxony's so I don't think they are alive. [​IMG]

    so one of the call eggs has pipped and I can hear it peeping, I'll try and get a pic today.

    Now, no one go telling my parents cause for all they know they are very big chicken eggs that I got in the secret swap. So it will be a big suprise when what we thought were chicken eggs pop out ducklings. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Jun 20, 2008
  2. MoonbeamQueen

    MoonbeamQueen Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2008
    Meadow Vista
    Congratulations kiddo! [​IMG] Let us know how the others come along!
  3. DuckyBoys

    DuckyBoys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2008
    That's great! Can't wiat to see a pic. [​IMG]
  4. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
  5. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Mar 25, 2008
    HOORAY! [​IMG] Congratulations to you! [​IMG] Sending good hatching vibes your direction! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  6. mamaboyd

    mamaboyd Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 6, 2007
    Yay!! Can't wait to see pics!! [​IMG]
  7. Corey NC

    Corey NC Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    North Carolina
    Ok, it had been 24 hours and neither duckling had fully pipped through the membrane so I went ahead and started pipped them the rest of the way and helped them zip a little bit until I hit blood. While I was at it I candled the last call egg and the two saxonies and they were all dead. [​IMG]

    I'll keep you all posted on the little ones' progress.
  8. goatkeepers

    goatkeepers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 31, 2008
    Mooresville, NC
    Good luck! (where in NC are you, by the way? [​IMG] )
  9. Corey NC

    Corey NC Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    North Carolina
    A little north of Durham.

    One duckling is out, my batteries are charging then I'll get a pic of him/her. The other one hasn't made any progress so I think I am going to help it along.
  10. runamuck

    runamuck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 8, 2008
    Northern michigan
    Glad they made it [​IMG]

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