When they come...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Goat_Walker, Aug 22, 2008.

  1. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    When my ducklings come, or IF they come, Id like to be as informed as possible.

    Ok, so I want ducks that I can pet,maybe hold, ducks that will come to me when I enter the yard.I Used to have a blue swedish who was very love able [​IMG]

    Mom and da and uncle of the duckling dont like to be handled, they are sort of wild, being rescues as they are. Mom comes and eats out of my hand sometimes, now, what should I do for a handling schedule?

    Should I take away from momma and raise indoors?
    SHould I just leave with momma and handle as much as possble?
    ADVICE APPRECIATED!
     
  2. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    I think your better off leaving them with mom, if she is friendly with you, they will learn from her.
     
  3. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    I left my 2 batches of call ducks with their moms, and they are so friendly. They love to be right under your feet.
     
  4. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    Mom is kind of sort of friendly. she will let me near her, but no touchie, and sometimes she eats out of my hand or tries to eat the dirt off my legs
     

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