Soo im a little nervous. I got two duck eggs. A friend brought them too me. Apparently the mom “abandoned” the nest(i dont know. If thats true and i am not okay with disturbing eggs or stealing eggs from the mother) but im determined to hatch these two lil guys and im pretty sure were almost ready for them to hatch. Im not sure exacly how old they are i dont know what kinda ducks all i know is what ive read on the internet(and ive read alot) and i know they are both alive because i candeled them earlier yesterday. I had my boyfriend build an incubator(he is an a.c man so it was fairly easy) when i got them and i built a “hatching box” i have a camera set up on them too so its easy for me to keep an eye on them whereever i go plus i want to catch the entire hatch on film. Plus it keeps my paranoid self from opening the lid to check temperature and humidity and from disturbing them in general. Basically my questions are what should I see inside the egg to be able to determine whether or not I should lock them down? On the inside of one it looks like the beak is in the air sac but inside the other one it doesn’t look like it’s gotten that far and I’ve marked the air sac on the outside of the shell. One sac is bigger then the other. I just need to know what do i do… How will i know when things should happen if i dont know when the eggs were laid or what day of incubation they are on. If i lock them down now and it happens to be too early will they be okay and still hatch. How long should i leave them be before i panick? … Please help. Im nervous and have never hatched anything but i do know my fair share about animals in general and ik they are tough lil survivors and most times are able to handle w.e life has in store for them but im doung everything i can to save these guys and ive come this far!! Help me please!!