Nibbling Ducklings

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by pomnovice, Mar 13, 2017.

  1. pomnovice

    pomnovice Out Of The Brooder

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    My new ducklings, a Rouen drake and Pekin duck, keep nibbling at my face and whichever part of me they can get a hold of. My others of the year never did this, and they were all their age when they came into my care. Can I stop this behaviour, or is it normal?
     
  2. Ducks4us

    Ducks4us Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I dont know how old your ducks are.... but i have 13 babies- 3 that are 2 weeks old and 10' that are one week old. They all love to nibble on my fingers , and my arm. I think its cute so i dont try to discourage it. My last ducks we had even did this when they were grown but it was very gentle. It never hurt.
     
  3. chickens really

    chickens really Chicken Obsessed

    Yes, it's normal.... Like all babies they noodle everything......Just like feathered Puppies......

    They out grow it ......


    Cheers!
     

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