Open-headed, premature duckling

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by coleridgedane, Apr 18, 2012.

  1. coleridgedane

    coleridgedane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hope y'all can see this. Had a duck hatch under an OEG hen. Im not sure if it's premature or if it has been pecked by it's surrogate mama. It's not standing, but will drink electrolyte water when held.

    Do you think it's hear just hasn't closed yet?
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Are any of the parent ducks carrier of the crested gene?
     

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