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by Hanlills777
Wed Jul 03, 2013 10:28 pm
Forum: Waterfowl Forum
Topic: Ducklings pipped early!! Help!!
Replies: 11
Views: 2937

Re: Ducklings pipped early!! Help!!

Back to the farm they came from x
by Hanlills777
Tue Jul 02, 2013 11:26 pm
Forum: Waterfowl Forum
Topic: Ducklings pipped early!! Help!!
Replies: 11
Views: 2937

Re: Ducklings pipped early!! Help!!

Yup, think I found the right one :/ I'd love to keep one to watch it grow up, I need a duck farm :)
by Hanlills777
Tue Jul 02, 2013 6:33 pm
Forum: Incubation and Hatching Eggs
Topic: Duckling still attached
Replies: 2
Views: 3751

Duckling still attached

Had a another duckling try hatching today but got stuck so helped her out halfway. She then tried struggling out and I noticed some blood on the mat, turned her over and there's a very thin blood vessel still attached to the shell and it's bleeding. Tried to wedge her back into the egg but she keeps...
by Hanlills777
Tue Jul 02, 2013 6:30 pm
Forum: Waterfowl Forum
Topic: Ducklings pipped early!! Help!!
Replies: 11
Views: 2937

Re: Ducklings pipped early!! Help!!

Took them Out this morning and they're doing great (Eric is a bit manky where he was stuck in his shell and I had to help him out. He has a few bald patches and is tiny but overall he is fine and the kids have loved the cuddles! had another try hatching but got stuck so helped her out halfway. She t...
by Hanlills777
Mon Jul 01, 2013 11:43 pm
Forum: Waterfowl Forum
Topic: Ducklings pipped early!! Help!!
Replies: 11
Views: 2937

Re: Ducklings pipped early!! Help!!

Yes very thrilled, waiting on the other 7 now who are not due till weds, shall I keep today's lot in there till then?
by Hanlills777
Mon Jul 01, 2013 7:18 pm
Forum: Waterfowl Forum
Topic: Ducklings pipped early!! Help!!
Replies: 11
Views: 2937

Re: Ducklings pipped early!! Help!!

Never mind, had 5 hatch today
by Hanlills777
Sun Jun 30, 2013 12:36 pm
Forum: Waterfowl Forum
Topic: Ducklings pipped early!! Help!!
Replies: 11
Views: 2937

Ducklings pipped early!! Help!!

Hi all, sorry me again. Today is lockdown, (day 25) and I had another teacher pop into school to do it as I'm not able to but she said 3 have pipped already!! That's early and they've not had the higher humidity yet! Has anyone else had this before and what happened? I'm afraid that they'll die now ...
by Hanlills777
Tue Jun 25, 2013 12:15 am
Forum: Incubation and Hatching Eggs
Topic: To lockdown early or not to lockdown early, that is the qu
Replies: 4
Views: 5873

Re: To lockdown early or not to lockdown early, that is the

Thanks for replying foxy, yup that's all I'd be doing... ... think at mo I've got 14 eggs still viable but I have a lovely cold that one of the children has kindly shared with me so rather than candle them today I left them alone for fear of jeopardising anything so I'm not sure, (had 14 definate mo...
by Hanlills777
Mon Jun 24, 2013 6:08 pm
Forum: Incubation and Hatching Eggs
Topic: To lockdown early or not to lockdown early, that is the qu
Replies: 4
Views: 5873

Re: To lockdown early or not to lockdown early, that is the

Unfortunately with half term the week before I set them and getting them from a farm I was limited as to when to put them in, in order for the children to get the full experience I wanted them free to help set them etc and in a school free time is very hard to come by, I also tried to count the 28th...
by Hanlills777
Mon Jun 24, 2013 7:07 am
Forum: Incubation and Hatching Eggs
Topic: To lockdown early or not to lockdown early, that is the qu
Replies: 4
Views: 5873

To lockdown early or not to lockdown early, that is the qu

Hi all, am hatching duck eggs in my classroom again but just been looking at the calendar, I put eggs in on the morning of the 5th june and started counting 28 days from then, estimating hatch day to be 2nd July with day 25 being Saturday 28th June but as my incy is in my classroom was going to put ...

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