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ducklings pecking eachothers fur

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by 688peterl, Nov 5, 2009.

  1. 688peterl

    688peterl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my newly hatch ducklings keep pecking at eachothers fur and a lot of it is on the floor of the brooder.. is it normal for them to peck eachother?
     
  2. rainplace

    rainplace Interstellar Duck Academy

    have you gently dipped their beaks in water yet or shown them their food?
     
  3. 688peterl

    688peterl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:just now
     
  4. classroomducks

    classroomducks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mine did that too. at first i thought they were being mean, but i think they are just cleaning eachother. and a lot of that baby hair falls off...i think it is supposed to. Wifezilla posted that picture of JJ in her brooder, and there was a lot of dust and feathers around her.
     

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