Diapered Ducks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by jevans1, Jun 7, 2016.

  1. jevans1

    jevans1 New Egg

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    Hello! I am new to owning ducks. I just purchased a Pekin and a Cayuga and they are 2 weeks old. I have taken them to school with me when they were a week old to keep an eye on them (I am an art teacher) and have taken them for rides in my VW Bus, to the beach swimming twice, and a ton out in the yard. At night I want to cuddle with them so they like to be touched. I purchased some diapers off of Etsy from SammySews but they HATE them. I feel horrible putting them on them (only have been able to bring myself to do it 4 times...and take them off after 20 minutes because I feel so bad for them). Any advice on how to train them to not be miserable while wearing them so I can enjoy hanging with them on cold nights and in the home?
    Thanks!
    Jen
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!

    I believe it will just take them awhile to get used to it but it wouldn't hurt to positively reinforce the action with treats.
     

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