Is something wrong with this baby

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by MelissaF, Nov 16, 2014.

  1. MelissaF

    MelissaF Out Of The Brooder

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    So this baby is due Wednesday. He alive and moving well, but look at all this room at the bottom of this egg. Anyone know what I should expect? [​IMG]
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    There are a few Stickies (see link at top of Duck Forum) on hatching, and @Marty1876 and @Lacrystol and several others are hatchers.
     
  3. MelissaF

    MelissaF Out Of The Brooder

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    Does this mean it's going to die or be deformed?
     
  4. dewkid

    dewkid New Egg

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    I think it is just a little one. you might have to keep it in the incubator a little longer but I think its going to be ok.
     
  5. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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  6. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    Looks sticky to me what was or is your humidity at???
     
  7. Orca5094

    Orca5094 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could be underdeveloped, which means it likely wouldn't make it. Hard to tell for sure with just a pic, though. Any updates since today was the expected hatch date?
     
  8. MelissaF

    MelissaF Out Of The Brooder

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    he passed, he died in the egg, the other one pipped over 24 hrs ago. She's peeping and working so now I'm just waiting
     
  9. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    24 hours is a long time, you may want to help a little. perhaps it's struggling because it's sticky too..
     
  10. Orca5094

    Orca5094 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So sorry about the little guy. :/

    Has the other one started to "unzip" at all yet? Or has she just made the first little pip hole? She should have made some progress by now. Can you post a pic? Is the membrane dried out where she has pipped (brown/tan in color)?
     
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