Questions about imprinting

snackquack

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May 4, 2017
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We ordered 15 duck eggs last month and incubated them and theyre on day 30 right now...im losing hope. I dont think they will hatch

So i was wondering about if i order already hatched ducklings from metzer farm, how old will they be? Will they still imprint on me? I want friendly ducks that will like to be around me and not scared of me.

If they dont imprint on me, will they still be friendly or will they run from me if i come near them as they get older?
 

Hybridchucks

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I think if they are less than a day old.....it"ll be fine,,,,,,but geese imprinting IS MUCH STONGER! I recommend imprinting a gosling......ps just put them in your t shirt and talk to them and stroke their heads and coo at them...lol....theyll be tame in no time and yes i think if they re young they will imprint! keep me posted!
 

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