Hatching Duck Eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by DelbiondoDuck, Feb 2, 2017.

  1. DelbiondoDuck

    DelbiondoDuck Just Hatched

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    [​IMG]please help! Not sure what to do with this duck. Can it live? It's still attached to the inside of the egg
     
  2. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    Did the Duckling come out?
    Looked like it was still absorbing the yolk?....I hope everything went great!


    Cheers!
     
  3. DelbiondoDuck

    DelbiondoDuck Just Hatched

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    He is still alive but still very much attached to the inside of egg shell. How long do you think I should leave it like that? I broke the shell a little bit so he can move around more. The duck is trying to stand up but egg shell is in the way.
     
  4. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    My ipad wont tag anyone!!!
    I will get a hold of WVduckchick, she will know what to do....
    Hold on a few minutes.....
     
  5. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    I contacted her....I hope she responds soon .....?

    I could try and help but hate to say something wrong.....If it was me, I would see if some mineral oil or something like that and warm water would help dislodge him from the shell?

    But I really can't say for certain.....
     
  6. DelbiondoDuck

    DelbiondoDuck Just Hatched

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    Alright...I'll wait to hear back from you. Thank you so much
     
  7. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    I was right, she said use warm water or Vaseline and try to slowly work the shell off of him....
    Let me know! She is busy at work .....
     
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    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    And break off as much of the shell that is not attached to the baby...
     
  9. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    I totally trust WVduckchick....she is one of my go to helpers! Has never let me down....She just helped me hatch my Ducking Bouncer 11 days ago.....

    Please let me know how this goes......
     
  10. DelbiondoDuck

    DelbiondoDuck Just Hatched

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    The duck is free! Just a little bit on its belly. I guess this will heal ?Thanks [​IMG]
     

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