Help please!!! Duckling feet over head!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Slash3, Jul 13, 2019 at 4:16 PM.

  1. Slash3

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    My duckling is trying to hatch but at least 1 foot is over her head. I can see her trying to push the shell away but she doesn't seem to be able to. What do i do?
     
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  3. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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    How far has she gotten on her own?
    Can you take a picture of the egg as it is right now?

    How long ago did it pip?
     
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  4. Miss Lydia

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    @Slash3 is this the same egg you have posted about on 2 other threads?
     
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  5. Texas Kiki

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    @Slash3 please don't start new threads about the same "issue" because it makes it hard for everyone involved.
    You for having to repeat stuff already said else where.
    Hard for us to have to go find all the other threads.
     
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  6. Slash3

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    Sorry about the repeat posting, it posted twice for some reason. I did the emergency post as I've read many where people have been told to put it there for faster response. She made a hole about the size of a 10p piece but can't seem to turn at all. I see her straining to push. I can't post a photo as i'm using one of my old phones and it won't let me post my pics for some reason. just says error.
     
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  7. Texas Kiki

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    What is a 10p?
    I don't know this.:oops:
     
  8. Slash3

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    I last turned them Friday at 6pm, ( ithought they looked a bit more developed than they should be) so I was going to turn them once more and candle today (saturday) and lockdown a day early when i noticed the pips. although i thought maybe i saw internal pips on Thursday but wasn't sure.
     
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    an english coin, abou 1.5 cm wide
     
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    :lau
    I had no clue what you were talking about, thanks.


    Do you have a calibrated thermometer in the bator?

    I would just keep an eye on it for now.
    Once they make the external pip it can still take them a good day or so to hatch.

    I'd wait until 24 hours after you noticed the pip to decide to move forward with helping or not.
     
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