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by Metapuns
Thu May 17, 2018 10:38 am
Forum: Incubating, Hatching, Rearing Chicks & Growers
Topic: Duck egg EMERGENCY!
Replies: 4
Views: 439

Re: Duck egg EMERGENCY!

I've never been able to candle an egg with that detail Metapuns, but the chick will have its head under one wing and the dark area may be the large beak. All you can do is wait. I'm not sure if they can stand such a high temperature, even for a short period, so it may be bad news unfortunately. Aft...
by Metapuns
Thu May 17, 2018 12:14 am
Forum: Incubating, Hatching, Rearing Chicks & Growers
Topic: Duck egg EMERGENCY!
Replies: 4
Views: 439

Re: Duck egg scare! Help! (Part 2)

super worried... still no movement
by Metapuns
Wed May 16, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: Incubating, Hatching, Rearing Chicks & Growers
Topic: Duck egg EMERGENCY!
Replies: 4
Views: 439

Duck egg EMERGENCY!

I made a post yesterday about how my heating lamp had shut off. The egg seemed fine and all vital signs returned. There's been another complication... Because I don't have an incubator or experience it's been a miracle this abandoned egg has survived for 12 days now. Today the temperature had a majo...
by Metapuns
Wed May 16, 2018 9:58 pm
Forum: Incubating, Hatching, Rearing Chicks & Growers
Topic: Duck egg scare! Help! (bad news)
Replies: 5
Views: 459

Re: Duck egg scare! Help!

It’ll be fine :-)17 but what will you do with a single little duck once it hatches? It’ll need company, do you have any other chicks coming up? I'm not sure yet! I'm going to be home often so I'm hoping I can provide it some attention myself. I live right next to a pond. If I keep this duck it'll b...
by Metapuns
Mon May 14, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: Incubating, Hatching, Rearing Chicks & Growers
Topic: Duck egg scare! Help! (bad news)
Replies: 5
Views: 459

Duck egg scare! Help! (bad news)

EDIT: Pulse returned! EDIT: Another complication... Looks like the duck didn't make it. I found a nest-less and unattended duck egg in a park about 11 days ago. I've never incubated an egg or own an incubator but I have experience with animals so I had a heating lamp on hand. I made an incubator out...

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