Is this normal behaviour??

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by neetabeamie, Jun 24, 2016.

  1. neetabeamie

    neetabeamie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 6 baby ducklings 4 days old. Sometimes when I pick them it seems like they throw up water or they shake there heads and spray water out of there nars and or out there beaks. I'm not sure witch. But it goes everywhere. Is it normal?
    I pick them up with care And don't hold them very tight but I do hold them secure so they don't fall.
    What do you think??
     
    Last edited: Jun 24, 2016
  2. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    I think so... they have to clean their nares out regularly and sometimes it takes them a bit to figure it out properly... do they have a deep dish of water so they can dunk their heads? Keeping nares and eyes clean is very important for ducks...
     
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    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Other than that, are they acting normally? Active, eating, drinking, sleeping, breathing fine?
     
  4. neetabeamie

    neetabeamie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes they have a sufficient waterer and they are acting fine. Eating, drinking, sleeping playing etc.
     

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