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ERGENT! Will my ducky be ok?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Oddyse, Jun 7, 2011.

  1. Oddyse

    Oddyse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey guys! I just picked up my new baby ducky and underneath her, on her belly, is a little lump, it looks like something coming out of her. Its only small but its got me really worried! Does anyone know what this is? I cant get a good photo because my camera is rubbish! Please help!
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Could it be her belly button? Sometimes they will scab a little before they heal.
     
  3. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    Quote:How old is she? Sometimes for a day or so after they hatch, where the umbilicus was attached, they will have a little bump on their bellies. Once the yolk is completely absorbed, the bump will disappear.
     
  4. Oddyse

    Oddyse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is 3 days old now. I was going to say it looks like an "outy" belly button! [​IMG]
     
  5. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    I would say she is OK, just keep an eye on her. Sounds like a normal baby duckling bump.
     
  6. Oddyse

    Oddyse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aw that is great news! I was so worried! She/he has such a personality! I love she/he soooooo much! Thank you guys [​IMG]
     
  7. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    Ducks sure work their way into your heart quickly, don't they?
    Keep us posted if you see anything else come up with her.
     
  8. Oddyse

    Oddyse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They sure do! I fell in love from the moment her/his egg moved! [​IMG]
     

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