Thursday, November 15, 2018

Mallard Duck Hatching

After failing to get anywhere but a tiny crack after 2 days of trying to get out of his shell. I decided to help him some. I stopped cracking his egg to show you this. I know they say you shouldn’t help them come out and instead should let them do it themselves or die […]

Our aylesbury duck eggs starting to hatch!!!

heres a short vid showing our eggs starting to hatch…

Duck Hatching Rouen

rouen duck hatching

Candling Our Pekin Duck Eggs Day 13

This is the 13th day on our duck eggs. Our silkie hen is sitting on them now. We started with 4 are now down to 3. From the video it appears the first egg may have a blood ring, I’m still not positive as I can’t see it clearly…but there is no movement in this […]

Another female wood duck came in… 2 females incubating?

Recorded on 5/8/2010 – Captured Live on Ustream at

Day 4 – Incubating Duck Eggs(2/2)

Day 4 in the incubation process. We have 5 Pekin duck eggs in the incubator and as of now, they all have beating hearts!!

Barbara the broody runner duck eats some peas

Wood Duck Fight!! Eggs hatch! Ducklings jump!

In May 2009, 2 wood ducks fighting after laying eggs in the same box. The winner incubates the eggs resulting in 17 of the 22 ducklings hatching and jumping.

Candling duck eggs day 25

3 Days before the duck eggs in our incubator were due to hatch we candled them (looked inside the shell for signs of life and development!) one last time 😀

duck egg – candling on day 12

candled a duck egg on day 12/28. blurry, but veining & embryo movement visable.

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