This is normal, isn't it?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by naturemom, Jun 24, 2008.

  1. naturemom

    naturemom Songster

    May 28, 2007
    northern IL
    I had a duckling hatch last night. It seems healthy, but is still wobbly when it walks and isn't eating or drinking much. I'm guessing that's normal for the first day or so after hatching, but I thought I'd ask on here just to be sure. Can someone reassure me? Thanks.
  2. Wolf-Kim

    Wolf-Kim Songster

    Jan 25, 2008
    Consider yourself reassured. [​IMG]

    Newly hatch ducks and chicks are all a wee bit wobbly and uninterested in eating and drinking right away. Give it a few hours to find it's legs. Just keep an eye on it because it should start eating and drinking the day after the hatch.

  3. hatchcrazzzy

    hatchcrazzzy Songster

    Jun 8, 2007
    kemp texas
    they are a little wobbly at first it will be ok
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