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Over attached duckling

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by burtsmama, Mar 21, 2017.

  1. burtsmama

    burtsmama New Egg

    Mar 21, 2017
    I got a new duck and am raising him as a pet, but I'm 14 and need to go to school and he is so attached to me that when I leave for school he just sits by the door and chirps very loudly and he won't eat or drink when I'm not home. My sister is 17 and homeschooled and goes and spends time with him during my school time but she said he still will not eat or drink and I don't know how to fix that. Any advice?
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
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  3. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

    Apr 24, 2016
    Hello, and welcome to BYC! I am quite glad you joined us, please make yourself at home, I think you are going to like it here! :frow

  4. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under burstmama [​IMG] Welcome!

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great links from redsoxs already so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    That's what happens when animals imprint on humans. It's cute at first then gets out of hand. Maybe if he had a duckie friend or two, who might remember he is one also.
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  7. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

    Dec 12, 2013

    You've received some good advice and links to check out so I'll just wish you all the best!

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