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Smart ducks!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by peepsandquacks, Jul 8, 2011.

  1. peepsandquacks

    peepsandquacks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I gotta say, after having an indoor ducky for 3 weeks now, I have realized these little quackers are smart! Every morning, I have given Donny a bath. So.....I let him out of his bed, and he runs into the bathroom and jumps in the shower. Then when I am putting his diaper on, he will tuck his head in my armpit and stick his butt in the air to help me. And then he will follow me in the kitchen and circle me like a cat quacking up a storm as I get his food ready. So after 3 weeks he has his routine down! Pretty good for a bird brain!!
     
  2. CrzyChicLady

    CrzyChicLady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's cute! What kind of duck?
     
  3. peepsandquacks

    peepsandquacks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    12 week old Rouen. He was an outside duck for the first 9 weeks of his life, but has adapted like this is the life ducks are supposed to have!
     
  4. CrzyChicLady

    CrzyChicLady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's so neat! Do you change his diaper during the day?
    My husband's gonna freak out when he gets home and I have a duck in diapers walking around! [​IMG] I'm gonna tell him it's your fault! [​IMG]
     
  5. peepsandquacks

    peepsandquacks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I change it every 3 hours or so. He just walks up to me, puts his head in my arm pit and sticks his butt up and I change it quick.
     
  6. MudHog

    MudHog Out Of The Brooder

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    at what age are ducks generally fully house trained? [​IMG]
     
  7. Maryallison

    Maryallison Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is adorable! I was not a fan of changing baby diapers so....., I'd love some pics!!!!
     
  8. CrzyChicLady

    CrzyChicLady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would love to see pics too! [​IMG]

    ETA: In his diaper. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jul 8, 2011
  9. peepsandquacks

    peepsandquacks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would but hes currently in time out for puling the contents out of his diaper in a psycho duck fit while I was napping. Lesson learned. I nap, he naps.
     

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