Duck pipped at the wrong end!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kyrose, May 21, 2011.

  1. kyrose

    kyrose Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2009
    Melbourne,Ky.
    Hello,this is my first time for hatching duck eggs.I have 1 that has a nice size hole in the wrong end of the egg.Its got the egg really rocking,and theres alot of peeping,and i can see the bill.Is there anything i need to do to help it or can it get out of that end?Ive never had a chick do it,so i have no experience with it.Also theres no zipping just that hole since Thursday night.Any advice is appreciated...
     
  2. Amarisus

    Amarisus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wish I could help but i know nothing about ducks and im only just starting to attempt hatching at all. Just wanted to wish you luck.
     
  3. kyrose

    kyrose Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2009
    Melbourne,Ky.
    Quote:thanks,i actually went ahead an zipped him,and now im waiting to see if he will finish pushing himself out..
     
  4. Griffin Nest

    Griffin Nest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ehh... yeah i had a duckling who did that once. i helped him out very steadily. unfortunately, he died when he was 3 days old. and on my birthday too. [​IMG]
    i dont know what to say
     
  5. ChickieBooBoo

    ChickieBooBoo Cold Canadian Chick

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    I've had birds hatch out from the wrong end and do fine, as long as they can breath
     
  6. kyrose

    kyrose Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2009
    Melbourne,Ky.
    Quote:im so sorry about your baby.well hes actually out of the shell and resting.i guess tomorrow after hes dry ill get a better idea of how hes doing.i noticed alot more slime then when i hatch chickens.is this normal?
     

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