HELP! Duckling pipped @ wrong end and won't come out

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by angierfind, May 30, 2016.

  1. angierfind

    angierfind Out Of The Brooder

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    My duckling pipped at the wrong end and after 36 hours he wouldn't come out so I helped him by taking away some shell like they would to unzip and put him back, it's been 24 hours and he just isn't trying to push out. I don't know what more to do. I can't just let him die in there...please help!
     
    Last edited: May 30, 2016
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    @angierfind

    how is this going ? I just found this thread.

    I am not a hatcher - but maybe he was just really pooped.

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  3. dotknott

    dotknott Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Let me get the timeline straight:

    Duckling pips
    36 hrs later you assist
    24 hours after that there was still no progress?

    When you assisted what was the veining situation? How much did you remove? Were you able to get an idea on position?
     
  4. angierfind

    angierfind Out Of The Brooder

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    yes that is correct. It's all good now, I assisted him all the way practically he was stuck In a weird position and was too weak to come out I'm guessing, I practically hatched him myself by peeling off the entire egg
    He's doing okay now
     
  5. dotknott

    dotknott Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good! I've had to do it once or twice myself.. it's a bit nerve wracking isn't it!?

    Waiting as long as you did was probably for the better. By waiting, you were able to ensure the yolk was absorbed and the veins had receded.

    Hope this little guy keeps doing well.
     

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