Coming in at night?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by flockman, Dec 11, 2011.

  1. flockman

    flockman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do your ducks come in at night by themselves? Or do they have to be herded in?
     
  2. BarredBuff

    BarredBuff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Muscovy pair does always.........
     
  3. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    When we had ducks, they always did. I guess they followed the chickens.
    Sometimes they were scared of the chickens and we'd have to give them a push, but mostly they took care of themselves. [​IMG]
     
  4. zzGypsy

    zzGypsy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mine do, but we had to train them to do so.
     
  5. erinszoo

    erinszoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ours goes in on his own and even herds the geese when it gets dark. [​IMG]
     
  6. BallardDuck

    BallardDuck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine will hang in the pen unless I escort them into the coop!
    It's fine though as I like to pick up the feed dishes before nighttime anyway, so I just hustle them in, pick up the dishes, pull apart the waterer if its supposed to freeze, no big deal.
    I suppose I could leave them out as the pen/run is fully cloaked in hardware cloth, but I feel better that they aren't just hanging outside calling attention to themselves.
     

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