Teenager ducks not needing mum anymore...

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Indyrun, Feb 14, 2014.

  1. Indyrun

    Indyrun Chirping

    Jan 8, 2014
    Brisbane Australia
    My two ducks are close to 2 months old (in two weeks). They are still indoor ducks, though have a clam pool outside and spend most of their time in it when I'm home.

    We still have cuddles, but only if I lie down with them, they will nibble at me and let me kiss and pat them. However they seem to hate me picking them up, they put themselves to bed at night and don't want to cuddle up in front of the TV with me ( my partner is happy about it though).

    They still call out to me when I come home and of course relish their never ending supply of treats. They just don't follow me around or seem to need me as much.

    I feel like I lost my babies too soon. Pretty sure I have a drake (Ketut) but the other one (Wayan) is still doing baby chirps, not even a hint of a quack or a rasp yet.
    Last edited: Feb 14, 2014

  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

    Jan 3, 2010
    Southern New England
    They do grow up fast. Wayan may be a drake. I have heard some drakes keep their chirps for quite a while. Glad they still enjoy some cuddle time.
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