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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Niltiac, Nov 8, 2016.

  1. Niltiac

    Niltiac Hatching

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    We've got 3 drakes and 4 females, all around 4+ months old, I was wondering when they will start laying eggs? ALSO they are extremely scared of people, even though as ducklings I handled them a lot (they were so cute!!) Is there any way to get them more used to humans? I feel bad scaring them whenever I go in to change the water
     
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  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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    Greetings from Kansas, Niltiac, and :welcome! Great to have you with us. I've found soft voices and slow movements do more to gain the trust of poultry more than anything. A pocketful of treats doesn't hurt either. :D. As to your laying questions, you might ask the folks in the Ducks Forum here: https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/42/ducks
    Best wishes and thanks for joining BYC!
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - great that you have joined us. @redsoxs gave you a great advice, as well as the link - the duck peeps are a nice bunch, and I'm sure that they will be able to help you.

    Best wishes
    CT
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  5. RodNTN

    RodNTN Hatchaolic

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    Hi and [​IMG] It is wonderful to have you as part of BYC!
     
  6. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hello there, and welcome to Backyard Chickens! You've gotten good advice and links, so I'll just say hi! :frow
     
  7. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

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    Thanks for joining us, hope you're enjoying the ducks and you get some eggs soon!
     

  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  9. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.
     

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