Please ducklings life could be lost. Duckling cemented in egg

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Chriswardens52, May 23, 2011.

  1. Chriswardens52

    Chriswardens52 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have been puttin water on a shrink wrapped egg. It seemed to be working. But i notice that the membrane was getting really sticky. Not its practicly cementin the duckling pleas i need your advice.
     
  2. Lucysmom002

    Lucysmom002 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    10 days ago I had a chick like that. The egg cracked and I watched it for few hours. When I saw it shrink wrapping I peeled it out. It will either suffocate in there or will die anyway if you peel it out and it's not ready. I guess to me it was worth the risk. I peeled it out and the baby is growing and doing great now.
    Good luck
     
  3. Velvet Hairpiece

    Velvet Hairpiece Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've heard some kind of oil could help to keep it lubricated, as it doesn't evaporate as quickly as water. Like olive, vegetable, or canola. Certainly not 3-in-1! Good luck...
     
  4. fifenashia

    fifenashia Chillin' With My Peeps

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