Afraid of there pool and water

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Jpg1961, May 16, 2016.

  1. Jpg1961

    Jpg1961 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 28, 2016
    NE Pennsilvania
    My two little monsters are eight weeks old they loved to play in there kiddy pool now they are terafied of it they go absolutely nuts if they see it what is going on anyone know? I have two 3 gal round tubs in there pen and they are even skittish of them now.They would play in there pool all day now I had to hide it in the horse barn so they don't see it and freek out.
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

    Jan 3, 2010
    Southern New England
    Monsters?! Ducklings?!


    As I say to myself when they mystify me: Ducklins is just ducklins!

    And at their age, they could have had some kind of scare in or near the kiddy pool and so now it's scary. From their point of view, that's pretty smart, to remember something went wrong there, and avoid it.

    It could have been something you didn't notice - a noise, something flying above them.

    I would not push the issue. Give it a week or so, try reintroducing it in a different place, put some peas or other treats in and near it. Did they get stuck in it or anything?.

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