HELP DUCKLING STUCK! (Healthy new babies! PICS!)

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ducklover15, Jun 16, 2009.

  1. I have a hatching Call duck that is stuck in its egg. it can't move it head to unzip it shell and it has one leg sticking out. Should I help it?? It's peeping and trying its best to get out but without its beak to use how can it break its shell??

    What should I do? I'm sooo worried! [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jun 18, 2009
  2. The Wolf Queen

    The Wolf Queen Songster

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    Peel a little egg away and see what happens
     
  3. Okay I tried doing some, I'm afraid to peel too much away or help it hatch the rest of the way. It's kicking around and peeping its head off. Would it be okay if I helped it all the way out? I don't think there's anyway it's going to break the rest of its egg.

    Its sibling hatched perfectly fine this morning... But this one had sort of an odd shaped egg...
     
  4. chickenwhisperer123

    chickenwhisperer123 Whispers Loudly

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    If its leg is sticking out, then it will probably need help.

    I HAVE NEVER HATCHED EGGS THOUGH, so its just my opinion.


    Good Luck! [​IMG]
    Jason
     
    Last edited: Jun 16, 2009
  5. Okay the duckling is out... There was a little tiny bit of yolk left though... Is that normal?
     
  6. The Wolf Queen

    The Wolf Queen Songster

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    Keep it humid
     
  7. Like wrap it in a warm paper towel or mist it with warm water?
     
  8. The Wolf Queen

    The Wolf Queen Songster

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    Paper towel or if its in a bator leev it there
     
  9. It's in an incubator with a fan on top and water goes into the compartments in the bottom. Would the fan dry it out though?

    Thanks for the help by the way.
     
  10. If you dont see any engorged veins, then you can pop off the top of the shell. Let the duckling pop the rest of the way out.
     

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