Monday, April 8, 2013

E is for Eggs

This post isn't craft related but I had to share.
                                                                   April 7th 9:30pm

We placed these duck eggs in the incubator 29 days ago. They started pipping yesterday morning so we should have baby ducklings sometime this evening.

                                                                 UPDATE April 8th 1:30pm
                                                                        Almost there!
UPDATE April 8th 4:30pm
We have our first baby duck!
We started with almost 20 eggs. After the 7 day candle test we found that only 4 were fertile. We ended with 2 baby ducklings, giving us a 50% hatch rate which isn't so bad on our first try. Below is a picture of the cute little ones.

1 comment:

  1. Just stopping by from the a-z challenge. Awww! How fun would that be to hatch your own duckies. :)