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    PLEASE HELP!! Pics of Duck eggs. Hatch is close.

    We stop turning the eggs in incubator at this point so as not to interfere with this IMPORTANT positioning. We don't want the chick to have to waste enery re-positioning itself with the work of getting out of the egg..
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    PLEASE HELP!! Pics of Duck eggs. Hatch is close.

    I believe all the handling she's doing.... is not good ... sorry I disagree...
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    PLEASE HELP!! Pics of Duck eggs. Hatch is close.

    No need to get upset at those trying to help.... If you keep picking up the eggs they lose the heat they need to hatch.... and you might stop them from hatching and they will die in the egg... I believe if you don't pick the eggs up the way they lay, I think its possible you may confused the...
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    PLEASE HELP!! Pics of Duck eggs. Hatch is close.

    I'm with chickens really.... leave them be... =)
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    Duck: stumbling, loss of balance, losing hair/feathers, feet pointing inward

    Try this... find an avian vet in your area....or in your state.... I would take more pictures, and email them to them.... tell them what happened and that you can't find any help in your area and is there anyway they could give you an idea what's wrong and what you can do about it... Maybe they...
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    Contagious disease?

    I'm sorry... I also meant to say..... very sorry for your loss... =(
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    Contagious disease?

    get a barrel or kids swimming pool ? and set them in it.... (of coarse I mean water that has sat out for awhile in the sun and isn't cold ...! or of coarse the hose...! also have a spray bottle and if chickens are near, you can spray em under the wings real quick and such.... It really...
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    Mushy Chick Disease???

    just be careful you don't let her get to hot....since she can't go in an out of the heat on her own.... if she's to hot, she will probably look like she's gasping for air, to cold, gee I don't know when she's not moving about... maybe someone else has an idea... I honestly dont know about...
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    Mushy Chick Disease???

    Depending on how and where your taking care of them.... put neosporin on the redness, but leave the yolk alone... If you have a warm place to put them, I would get a container where its high enough the other chicks cant get in it or walk on the poor baby... I'd use a clean washcloth or t towel...
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    Contagious disease?

    In the hot summer days.... we always completely wet the birds down a few times a day... it always seems to stop the panting.... and we give them frozen peas, and cold watermelon if we have any...
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    Silkie chicken. Roo or hen?

    It's a girly girl... hopefully...! =)
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    Leghorn not herself

    http://www.fresheggsdaily.com/2012/02/sour-crop.html
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    Leghorn not herself

    https://www.tillysnest.com/2012/01/crop-issues.html
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    Chickens Randomly Dying?

    I'd cool her off with water... several times during heat....give frozen peas.... and I agree with eggscessive... might be the food...or old food on the ground they ate...
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    Silkie chicken. Roo or hen?

    if its walks kinda like an ostrich... its probably a boy.. (long legs...) girls tend to stay lower to the ground... boys like to spar...!
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