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Hatched ducklings with broody hen

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by duckies4ever, Jul 13, 2016.

  1. duckies4ever

    duckies4ever In the Brooder

    Jul 8, 2016
    Vernon Connecticut
    My duck is a first time mother. And she seems to be neglecting it every since i touched it. My drake keeps running from it. Is this normal? And could you guys tell me the dos and donts with the ducklings.

  2. molly1chickens

    molly1chickens In the Brooder

    Jul 13, 2016
    Im sorry I don't know loads about ducks but if you touch of hold the duckling the mother should become a bit more aggressive as it is protective. However ducks do not abandon their duckings after a human touches them, your duck should go back to normal soon, it is probably just wanting some space. :)

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