Eggshell dried to duckling

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by jonlorusso, Jul 30, 2010.

  1. jonlorusso

    jonlorusso New Egg

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    Jul 30, 2010
    Hi,

    I've got a day-old duckling that had a lot of trouble during its hatch. It's got a lot of egg shell dried into its wing which is preventing him from walking. I tried to clean it off with water but it's in there real good.

    Does anyone have any ideas?


    Thanks!

    --jon
     
  2. katharinad

    katharinad Overrun with chickens

    Soak it in warm water, and it will comes off. Dry off the bird and put it back into the warm brooder and you are done. It needs to come off because it prevents normal growth. I had a bird with egg membrane stuck to it. Same deal, warm water.
     

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