Hatching duck is bleeding

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by CanChaser, Nov 6, 2011.

  1. CanChaser

    CanChaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have hatched two ducks that r doing good but I have one hatching and I see blood coming out! What do I do? I don't want to open the bator unless I have to! Help!
     
  2. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Im sorry I really dont know either! Try going to the hatching forum!
     
  3. CanChaser

    CanChaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I did. Still no resonse. It's got quite an amount of fresh blood but it still moving and breathing.
     
  4. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it peeping? Does it look ok? Like alot of blood?
     
  5. CanChaser

    CanChaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is peeping and moving but some blood ran down the shell.
     
  6. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, if im correct, that blood is from the veins in the shell, and it could or couldnt hurt the duckling. Im really not sure.....
     
  7. heatherindeskies

    heatherindeskies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How is this duckling doing at the moment?
     
  8. Ragdollcatlady

    Ragdollcatlady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sometimes the shell cuts through the blood vessels that haven't had a chance to dry yet. Most of the time the babies will struggle to get free from the shell, then stop and rest and while they are resting, they usually clot from any bleeding spots. The heat in the bator usually helps dry out the vessels in my experience. I would probably leave it. I hope for the best for your babies.
     
  9. CanChaser

    CanChaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Should I help it or leave it alone?
     
  10. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    It's hatching on it's own, correct? You're not assisting, are you?
    Is this a lot of blood or just SOME?
     

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