Duck eggs with Yolk sac

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by nickmorrison, Apr 17, 2017.

  1. nickmorrison

    nickmorrison New Egg

    Apr 17, 2017
    This little guy hatched this morning and has been peeping and being cheerful, his eyes periodically open but mostly stay shut. And he keeps trying to kick out of the shell but he has the tiniest bit of yolk sac left. I am afraid of hurting him so I have just been letting him sit in there and allowing him to absorb the yolk sac. Does anyone know how long it will take to absorb? and looking at my pictures is it a relatively healthy duckling? This is my first time incubating :)

    There has been no bleeding and humidity has been kept at 65% and temp at 38Celcius



  2. DwayneNLiz

    DwayneNLiz ...lost... Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2013
    Welcome to BYC!!!

    so sorry your duckling had some trouble, it can take quite awhile.
    Any update??

    and new pics of course


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