Ugh duckling troubles ~duckling wont shut up~ help?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by xIndigoSkyx, May 12, 2011.

  1. xIndigoSkyx

    xIndigoSkyx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I have her in her brooder but she won't be quiet and she throws herself against the wall so then I pick her up to try and calm her and she won't quiet down either is there anything I can do or is this just normal?
     
  2. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

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    She is lonely. They will also be very noisy when cold, hungry or thirsty. Most likely in your case she is lonely since she is the only one. She wants some company. Try putting a mirror or soft toy in the brooder with her.
     
  3. pinkwindsong

    pinkwindsong Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:we used to do that too. and like a baby you can put a watch around the neck of a teddy bear type toy and that helps calm them too.. silly how humans and animals share so much.. comfort is comfort..
    good luck )O(
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  4. xIndigoSkyx

    xIndigoSkyx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great news I have another one hatching tomorrow I can hear it peeping thro the shell so I think she'll be fine in a couple of days
     
  5. missy5

    missy5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have the same problem and since i put a small stuffed toy in she's been quieter. My other ones hatch on Monday.
     

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