Picking up my female Aylesbury

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Pweetyhonks, Oct 5, 2013.

  1. Pweetyhonks

    Pweetyhonks Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello,

    I read somewhere on the internet (not always the best source of information, ironic considering where I'm asking this question :p) that you have to pick up female ducks in a certain way as to not break their eggs inside them. I haven't read it anywhere else though, but I want to be extra sure I don't do anything to hurt my duck.

    I only pick her up once a day to put her to bed, she's fairly tame (will sit on my legs) but not really a fan of being handled. I normally just pick her up one hand in between her legs, with my other arm supporting her body if that makes sense.

    ANywho, let me know :)
    thanks
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I usually pick them up with both hands on each side then hold themwith my arm around them and supporting their feet with my other hand.
     

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