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Urgent help assisted hatch help

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by won023, Feb 12, 2017.

  1. won023

    won023 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have one last egg left from incubation and has pipped 24hrs ago and made a hole has not moved for another 24hrs so I broke a few pieces of shell out and when it eventually hatched its very shaky legs shaking and tiny bit of yolk can be seen is he going to be ok? Can I do anything in very concerning
     
  2. won023

    won023 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And not very active
     
  3. weedturtle

    weedturtle Just Hatched

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    is the duckling okay?
     
  4. won023

    won023 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It moves every so often and peeps occasionally the left over egg is not noticeable basically a giant pimple size and is attached to the ducky very concerned should I just leave him in the incubator?
     
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    How is your duckling today? It's had a bit of time to recover from hatching.
     
  6. won023

    won023 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He's doing better sleeping still but peeps along with the other duckling tries to get up but he's not really strong enough to get up? That's seems like a bad sign? Or is it still a bit early? I've separated him from others by splitting the brooder in half and making sure others don't trample him [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Feb 13, 2017
  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Good idea to keep it separate for now. Do you have any poultry vitamins. You could add some to water and use a syringe with out needle try to get the lil on to drink Just by dripping right along the bill never down the throat. Or a lil sugar in some water just to give the lil one a boost. It looks adorable.
     

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