Rest In Peace Kim (Something Stuck On Duck)

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by RhysPixel, Dec 18, 2016.

  1. RhysPixel

    RhysPixel New Egg

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    Yesterday, this duckling hatched with a little string connecting to what I think is a yolk sac. He's been trying to take it out but he is struggling. What do I do!

    (RIP KIM)
     
    Last edited: Dec 19, 2016
  2. ChickenGrass

    ChickenGrass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi there and :welcome
    It looks like the ducks umbilical cord.
    If you put the duckling under the brooder or heat lamp
    The heat should dry it up and make it fall off.
    Don't cut it as you may make the duckling bleed to death.
    Goodluck,
    Fionn.
     
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  3. RhysPixel

    RhysPixel New Egg

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    Hi. Sorry for the late response. Unfortunately he passed away this afternoon. Thank you for the reply just in case this happens again.

    R.I.P Kim.
     
  4. ChickenGrass

    ChickenGrass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry about Kim,
    :hugs
    I hope you are feeling okay now.
    Goodluck,
    Fionn.
     
  5. RhysPixel

    RhysPixel New Egg

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    Thank you for the support. I am feeling much better now as I still have 4 little healthy ducklings to take care of.
     

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