What to do now he hatched!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by rooster brandon., Jan 25, 2011.

  1. rooster brandon.

    rooster brandon. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok my duckling had a deformed membrane it was as strong plastic i helped now hes out and looking around what do i do should raise/decrease humidity or raise/lower temp please help.Hes in there drying but im blacked out everything i think of i cant remember the details........Please help........
     
  2. gofasterstripe

    gofasterstripe Chillin' With My Peeps

    If he is out of the shell keep him in there a while to dry off. Once hes dry and you have no more eggs that have pipped the shell you can take him out. If you have eggs that are mid hatching you will have to leave him in there
     
  3. rooster brandon.

    rooster brandon. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So when he dries i take him out into brooder and offer food?That sounds right.
     
  4. gofasterstripe

    gofasterstripe Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yes Sir, you can take him out and dip his beak into water and he should throw his head up and swallow it. If he is the only 1 you might want to put a teddy in with him for company
     
  5. rooster brandon.

    rooster brandon. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How long do i leave him in the incubator? My dad says 24hours but when do i introduce him to feed/water.
     
  6. avoight

    avoight Out Of The Brooder

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    I do as soon as there dry and theres no more eggs to hatch
     

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