Help Please..in The Middle Of Helping Duckling From Egg+NEW PICS

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by 1234duck, Mar 16, 2011.

  1. 1234duck

    1234duck Chillin' With My Peeps

    How far do i go? i poked hole & removed shell from air bubble. baby is moving. there is a white layer on top of the 2 babies/2 separate eggs & 1 egg/baby didnt have the all white ~(ALL WHITE,IS THAT THE MEMBRANE??) ~IF NO WHITE LAYER /MEMBRANE, DOES THAT MEAN IT PIP IN THE AIR SAK?? Now babies are wrapped in a damp, warm, wash cloth in incubator. they dont seem to be moving now. i couldnt get any of the white stuff/membrane off or make a hole to see beak * Does there NEED TO BE A HOLE IN MEMBRANE FOR BABY TO BREATH?? }}}}MORE PICTURES OF THE EGGS ADDED{{{
     
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  2. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

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    If the membrane is white is is too dry. Mist it with water- DO NOT remove any more shell yet until you can see if there is still blood in the veins or not.

    Can you take a photo at all?? It can be really hard to give advise without knowing things for sure.
     
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  3. 1234duck

    1234duck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Thank you so much..yes i will go take some pictures. i'll try to hurry. ~ be back in a few THANK YOU, Julie
     
  4. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

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    Your last hatch was late too- makes me think humidity and temp is a recurring issue with your incubator. It can take a few attempts to get things working right when you first get an incubator. You will get things worked out and start having good hatches soon Im sure. Will wait for the photos....
     
  5. 1234duck

    1234duck Chillin' With My Peeps

    sorry computer shut down.. im uploading pics right now. tyvm
     
  6. 1234duck

    1234duck Chillin' With My Peeps

    here is pictures thank you soooo much [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

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    Ok.so I take it the photos were taken after misting the eggs.... I can still see some larger veins in those eggs. Dont take off any of the shell.. I am trying to look for sign of where the beaks are- but I can maybe only see it on the middle photo. But the top egg is really hard to tell... the bottom one looks like the duckling may be the wrong way in the egg. CAn you see movement that looks like it could be a beak moving up and down at all?
     
  8. 1234duck

    1234duck Chillin' With My Peeps

    they became very active when i was poking holes ect.. then they acted life less TILL i misted them a little bit ago. the pic with yellow in it didnt have all that white. the first 2 pictures /eggs look like there might b yolk they looked more slimy. Why do they look so different?
     
  9. 1234duck

    1234duck Chillin' With My Peeps

    no i couldnt see a beak at all before or after misted
     
  10. cejones119

    cejones119 Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry to jump in here but I really could use some help to! I just posted my own topic but I figure since the two of you are on here I could ask. I have call ducks in the incubator, today is day 26. It's my first batch of ducks, i've done chickens before. It's my understanding these guys have a really tough time hatching. Anyways, some of them have lost their blood vesseling, have no internal or external pip, but are still moving. Do you think it's worth popping off some of the shell above the air sac so they don't loose all oxygen options?
     

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