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Children Demolish A Duck’s Nest But A Woman Saves A Cracked Egg By Wearing It In Her Bra For 35 Days

Even though Betsy Ross of Visalia, California, already had three children, she found the time and patience to adopt another. One that hadn’t even begun to hatch.

Betsy, her husband, and their children went to the park to play pickleball not long ago. The family subsequently saw that the duck nests in the area had been broken. It was a depressing sight, but following closer study, they discovered something that was still intact. A single egg. Even though it had a little break, it wasn’t leaking, so Betsy immediately resolved to do everything she could to salvage whatever was left after the devastation. She brought the egg home and began incubation. In the cleavage of her body.

 

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Betsy, her husband, and their children were playing pickleball in a neighborhood park in Visalia, California, when they realized the duck nests had been busted up.

 

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“It made my kids extremely sad… [They] instructed me to conserve a single egg with a little fracture that wasn’t oozing.”

 

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“I didn’t believe I stood a chance because I’d never hatched an egg before.”

 

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Betsy works as a freelance sign language interpreter and usually obtains odd jobs over the summer, but she was unemployed this time.

“Because I couldn’t afford an incubator, I contacted our local wildlife center, but they informed me they didn’t accept eggs.”

 

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Betsy approached the group and asked if they would accept the animal if she hatched it, and they said yes.

 

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“So I put the egg in my bra to keep it warm and began studying how to hatch a duck on the internet.”

 

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She discovered that the egg required warmth and humidity, so she opted to leave it alone. “In the heat, my boobs sweat (gross, I know),” she added. She just had to flip the egg 4-5 times a day after that.

“I slept with it in my bra for 35 days and carried it in my bra for 35 days.” It simply sorta fit exactly between my breasts because I’m a plus-size female.”

 

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“When I needed to shower, I asked my spouse to hold it for me. I decided it wouldn’t harm to go to shower while mum ducks went to fetch food.”

 

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Betsy then went online to learn more about what to do when a duckling hatches and how to care for it afterward. After learning that she needed to cease spinning the egg and that it required a lot of humidity, the lady set out to figure out how to establish an appropriate atmosphere. Betsy eventually improvised a hatching box using a light, a plastic container, gallon baggies, a bowl of water, and a lot of tape.

“At 35 days, I began hearing weak peeps that the internet described as pipping, and its beak was poking out of the lining,” says the mother.

 

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Betsy waited with the egg in the box. Something didn’t seem right after a day, so she went to the vet. The duckling was being shrink-wrapped by the membrane of the egg, it turned out. Betsy would have to peel the shell away cautiously, avoiding veins and making sure the tiny fellow could breathe via his nostrils, according to the vet. That is exactly what she did.

Betsy explained, “He ultimately came out half-way but was still linked to the yolk on the bottom of the egg.” “I was told it was because he was early, but I later discovered on Reddit that it was because he wasn’t warm enough or the temperature wasn’t steady.”

 

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“I took a damp paper towel and wrapped it over the shell with the yolk, then sprayed it with Neosporin to keep it from becoming infected.” Perhaps not the finest plan, but I was terrified.”

The duckling was weak after absorbing it and couldn’t move or stand for several days, but Betsy didn’t give up on him and assisted him up to sip water.

 

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“I took a damp paper towel and wrapped it over the shell with the yolk, then sprayed it with Neosporin to keep it from becoming infected.” Perhaps not the finest plan, but I was terrified.”

The duckling was weak after absorbing it and couldn’t move or stand for several days, but Betsy didn’t give up on him and assisted him up to sip water.

 

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“One day, we woke up and he was walking. Later on, I would let him swim in the tub and mud puddles”

 

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“During the day, he’d snooze with me, and I’d make him a tiny carrier and carry him about with me.”

 

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People were incredibly moved by Betsy’s story

 

 

People were incredibly moved by Betsy’s story

 

People were incredibly moved by Betsy’s story

 

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