when do ducklings stop cheeping?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by rocketbunni, Sep 19, 2011.

  1. rocketbunni

    rocketbunni Out Of The Brooder

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    when do ducklings stop cheeping for mum?
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Quote:we had to bring our duckling inside to raise because mama wanted to kill it, he never once peeped for mom. but I suspect if you take them from mum then they are going to miss her terribly. they'll need alot of loving [​IMG]
     
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  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    How many do you have?
     
  4. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

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    Often the amount of noise they make will indicate things like - hungry- thirsty- too hot or too cold or if removed on their own- they will peep as much for other ducklings as they will for their mother. But it may differ between actual ducklings as well- some may only take a few hours to adjust to a life inside away from the mother- but others may be noisey and skitish for days.
     
  5. rocketbunni

    rocketbunni Out Of The Brooder

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    i have 3..but the oldest was raised alone for 4 weeks, he thinks i'm mum! ..hes getting on fine with the other two but still constantly cheeps when i'm out of site [​IMG] ....a neighbour said his distress call was upsetting her
     

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