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Ducks hanging their heads down.

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by sfetsch, Jun 6, 2017.

  1. sfetsch

    sfetsch Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 2, 2017
    my ducks are about 16 weeks old. Everytime I pick them up they hang their head down. My pekin only does it while holding her. My other duck does it when I have my hands on him when he's on the floor or when picking him up. Any ideas why. Included some pics.


  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    They probably want down. The body usually follows the head unless they are being restrained.
  3. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    Good Golly.....:lau

    They are trying to keep their balance when picked up ...:th.....Ducks do not like getting picked up....:frow
  4. sfetsch

    sfetsch Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 2, 2017
    I just wanted to make sure there was nothing wrong with them. They don't squirm when holding them so I didn't even think of that.
    chickens really likes this.

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