Duck Bonding

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ponygirl454, Jul 12, 2010.

  1. ponygirl454

    ponygirl454 Out Of The Brooder

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    under your bed.
    My sister and I just got two new call ducklings. I was woondering if there were any way to make them like being handled more?
     
  2. kylee2katie

    kylee2katie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    time, patience, and treats!! the more time you can spend holding them and talking to them, the better it will be! Good luck and congrats!!
     
  3. ejctm

    ejctm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am just discovering how much ducks like defrosted frozen peas. It is like crack for them!

    They forget how scared they should be of humans when faced with the prospect of pea-guzzling from your hand!
     
  4. crj

    crj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Frozen peas work well. They never seem to tire of them...... [​IMG] I found they like tomatoes too! When I pick the ones that are too ripe the ducks and chickens get them. Hold a tomato in your hand and let the ducks go to town. Hold on tight though. [​IMG] they can get it right out of your hands. [​IMG]
     
  5. ponygirl454

    ponygirl454 Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks guys haha never thought of frozen veggies [​IMG] ill have to try that!
     
  6. mrslb333

    mrslb333 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My husband got my duck to like him by holding a defrosted corn on the cob for her to eat and stroking her as she ate.[​IMG]
     

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