Baby ducks, only have one eye open?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ZoeS95423, Jun 20, 2011.

  1. ZoeS95423

    ZoeS95423 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, So I have 2 out of 15 baby ducks hatched, a few more pipping. The two that hatched yesterday are in a tote for now, with water, and a heat lamp ( not to close to it cause it gets real warm) But, they have been out of their eggs for about 24 hours, and they both only have 1 eye open? What can I do to help this?
     
  2. ZoeS95423

    ZoeS95423 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no one knows?
     
  3. Ceinwyn

    Ceinwyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They might just have a bit of albumen stuck on their eyelids.
    Try using a warm damp cloth and wipe their eyes.
    They should be fine.
    Congrats on your new babies, would love to see some pics.
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  4. ZoeS95423

    ZoeS95423 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There is one of them [​IMG] All dry and cute, he is a trout indian runner,
    I have two more eggs ( that I can see) Pipped right now.. One is another runner, and I am hoping the other is a welsh harlequin. They are marked in pencil on the egg what they are.. I just cant see the mark!

    I will post more pictures later [​IMG]
     
  5. Ceinwyn

    Ceinwyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay baby chickens are cute, but there is just something so adorable about baby geese and ducklings.
    Very nice looking baby. Love the one eye pirate thing going on.
     

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