really need help with duckling!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by hypnofrogstevie, Mar 29, 2008.

  1. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    ok I knew I should have helped him. The yolk is still attached and is dried on him. IHe mioght not make it but some is still not absorbed. Should I lightly clean him off with warm water? Also the other eye wont open should I lightly wipe it? He is still in the bator. I have another one out but he is doing fine
     
  2. wyandottekid1109

    wyandottekid1109 Out Of The Brooder

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    i would let him be and go from there.
     
  3. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    You sure? I dont want to loose this guy. Everything is all dried up and stuck
     
  4. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I think I'd leave him alone and hope he absorbs some more of the yolk. Did he hatch on his own?
     
  5. wyandottekid1109

    wyandottekid1109 Out Of The Brooder

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    yes trust me just let him be.
     
  6. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    Yeah he came out yesterday. There was no blood but I dont think he fully absorbed the yolk. The other baby came out fine
     
  7. wyandottekid1109

    wyandottekid1109 Out Of The Brooder

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    ya just let him get warm and hope that the yolk absorbs.

    Connor
     
  8. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    I will. After he absorbes itt how do I clean his eye up and the membrane thats stuck on his feathers? I think my humidity was to low thats why he has the membrane stuck to him.
     

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