Cool and aloof ducks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by dishfickle, Sep 22, 2018.

  1. dishfickle

    dishfickle Songster

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    Hey everyone! Our ducks are being super weird today. One disappeared for most of the day. She reappeared after several hours. They all love my husband. They even start quacking if they hear him in the house. He went outside to give them their daily peas, and they'd have nothing to do with him. Wouldn't follow, eat out of his hand-nothing. He's devastated.
     
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  2. thumper650

    thumper650 Songster

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    How old are they? I've heard they can go through a teenager stage. My adult pekins act strangely some times.
     
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  3. dishfickle

    dishfickle Songster

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    My runner is about a year, and the calls hatched last spring. Turns of the one that disappeared has a nest
     
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  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    Yep the old hide the nest routine. lol

    As for the others acting off could a predator be lurking around and it has them scared?
     
  5. chickens really

    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    Do you lock them into a Run at night?
    Possibly they thought he was going to put them away?
    They might of been too busy for him...
     
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  6. dishfickle

    dishfickle Songster

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    It was afternoon
     
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  7. dishfickle

    dishfickle Songster

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    I was a little worried about predators. Oir yard is pretty dog proof, but we have had the occasional hawk. Not much I can do about that. Sigh
     
  8. snow5164

    snow5164 Crowing

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    @dishfickle tell hubby not to take it personally they are like kids you give them everything, but they’re too busy to notice :)
     
  9. dishfickle

    dishfickle Songster

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    I'll tell him he's sensitive. Well are see whappens today.
     
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  10. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

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