why won't they?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by poultry guy, Mar 13, 2011.

  1. poultry guy

    poultry guy In the Brooder

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    Hi i have 6 mallard ducklings that followed me yesterday but today 3/13/11 didn't. Any answers?[​IMG]
     
  2. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

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    Ducklings in larger groups will tend to bond to each other rather than imprint on a human. As they get older- you need to handle them more each day to keep them thinking that you are mom- just consider... a mother duck is with her babies constantly yet we have ours in brooders for hours at a time. It can at times be very time consuming to keep a group of ducklings imprinted on you.
     

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