ducklin out and finally unattached

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by franklin farm, May 27, 2012.

  1. franklin farm

    franklin farm Hatching

    May 26, 2012
    The cord must have finally dried out and the rest of the shell fell off last night but he seems to be having a hard time getting on his feet, I moved him outside in the pen with the mother figureing hearing her he would get up and get with the rest of the ducklings but nothing, I have brought him back inside, so how long till he is able to stand and what the nexy step? .
  2. Mum

    Mum Songster

    Dec 23, 2011
    Congrats on your hatch.

    Wait for the full 24hrs after hatch to make a decision; he's still recovering his energy from the hard work of making it out of his shell. Patience is key at this point.

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