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Duckling has yellow goo stuck to naval and bottom of egg?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Duckmomma24, Apr 23, 2018.

  1. Duckmomma24

    Duckmomma24 In the Brooder

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    My first hatching ever was shrink wrapped. Did a beautiful assist with no blood, no scares. But I don't know what this goo is and if she is okay?
     

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  2. Diannastarr

    Diannastarr Crowing

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    im not sure from the picture , but if it were me i would just give it a day and see what happens. it should be alright.
     
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  3. shawluvsbirds

    shawluvsbirds "FAKE EILLEEN" Premium Member

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    Looks to me like it wasn't quite done absorbing the yolk. Can you ease it back into the bottom of that shell and if so, prop it upright in a cup with a dry paper towel in the bottom to hold it up for a while?
     
  4. Duckmomma24

    Duckmomma24 In the Brooder

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    I tried. She's spunky!
     
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  5. granny hatchet

    granny hatchet Tastes like chicken Premium Member

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    Is it the membrane ? I hate not seeing well anymore. :barnie
     
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  6. shawluvsbirds

    shawluvsbirds "FAKE EILLEEN" Premium Member

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    Just leave it to rest then and check back in a while.
     
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  7. sawilliams

    sawilliams Songster

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    I had a few chicks hatch today first time using the incubator.

    I think it's just the umbilical. It need a little longer to dry and detach. I only had 1of 6 not drag its shell half way around the bator today becuase of it. Just let it be it will detach on its own
     
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  8. Quacking Pigeon

    Quacking Pigeon Songster

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    The yellow stuff is just the membrane.
     
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  9. chickens really

    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma Premium Member

    Hello, that's the umbilical and the other stuff is the yolk and goop...That will separate from the Duckling once it gets moving around..
     
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  10. Duckmomma24

    Duckmomma24 In the Brooder

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    It did! She's doing good. Still in incubator she acts like she is still in the egg :/ I'm gonna go get her some vitamins to help perk her up. Poor thing.
     

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