What age do they become independant?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by rocketbunni, Sep 16, 2011.

  1. rocketbunni

    rocketbunni Out Of The Brooder

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    Or what age would a mother duck stop brooding her ducklings? I have now successfully merged my lone duckling (male 4/5 weeks) with his 2 girlfriends ( 3 weeks) but he is still cheeping like crazzzy when i leave the room or am out of sight! please tell me this will stop one day soon?
     
  2. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes. He will. I had a lone duckling once and she would not stop chirping if I was out of sight. Then I guess she figured out I didnt care if she chirped or not lol. Just ignore him if he does that. He will get the idea.
     
  3. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Right. Tough love! [​IMG]
     
  4. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Right. Tough love! [​IMG]

    It is tough!
     

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