Ducklings still have cords and round bellies!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ducklover15, May 28, 2011.

  1. I had 4 call ducklings hatch out today. 2 are doing amazing and the other 2 sleep much more and seem to be slow.

    I looked at their bellies and their cords are still hanging out and their bellies are round and out. What do I do???
  2. CrazyFowlFreak

    CrazyFowlFreak Pine Hill Farm

    Apr 24, 2009
    Sounds normal to me, I wouldn't worry. they're exhausted, hatching is tough work. Keep the cords dry and don't tug at them and they will dry up just fine. Good luck!

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