Halters?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by sweedishnbuff, Aug 3, 2016.

  1. sweedishnbuff

    sweedishnbuff New Egg

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    I need tips for halter training my duck, thank you
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    Halter training, as in putting a halter around its head? I would seriously recommend that you not attempt this. This could easily result in the duck panicking and struggling and injuring itself or maybe even snapping its own neck while trying to get out of it.
     
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  3. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Overrun With Chickens

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    Perhaps you mean harness...
     
  4. sweedishnbuff

    sweedishnbuff New Egg

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    No not around the neck....I have a duck harness...I was just looking for tips on how to train her to walk on a leash.
     
  5. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    Oh good, a harness is a totally different thing! A halter goes over the head of an animal. I don't have experience with it, but you might ask in the house duck thread - someone in there probably knows :)

    Sorry if I sounded harsh earlier, but I have been reading a lot of crazy things on here lately. Someone wanted to put a muzzle on their duck to walk it in the park, for example. They actually wanted to know if they could use string to tie its beak shut.
     
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