Diving Ducklings (Video Link)

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by LuckyDuck411, Jul 4, 2010.

  1. LuckyDuck411

    LuckyDuck411 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Today was the first day I let my ducklings in the pond to swim. Its 90 degree out and a small pond (100 gallons) and I never left them alone. Boy did they love it! Well at least two of the three. I wish I had my camera because two of them dove underneath the water to the bottom!!! How neat! I just thought they'd stick their heads underwater and paddle around! I'm going to head out with my camera next time and hope to catch them in the act.
     
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  2. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    I call it "submarining" when they dive.
    I've had my babies 2 months and still LOVE watching them in their little pool. [​IMG]
    Ducks are wonderful.
     
  3. LuckyDuck411

    LuckyDuck411 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:YES!!! that is what the official term should be! submarining! I can't wait to add minnows and watch them go after them!
     
  4. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    What kind of ducklings do you have?
    I have 3 white Call babies and I adore their messy, stinky, loud tails to pieces.
     
  5. LuckyDuck411

    LuckyDuck411 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have three pekins! I would have LOVED the white calls, but they are hard to find this time of year and the hubby really wanted Pekins for their personality. But I'm super happy with them. Tonight they followed me EVERYWHERE!
     
  6. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    I would love to see some pics of your ducklings. [​IMG]
    I need to try to get pics of mine and post them, too.
     
  7. LuckyDuck411

    LuckyDuck411 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's a link to a youtube video I posted of them diving today! I'm going to need a bigger pond soon!

     
  8. chicken boy sam

    chicken boy sam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    SO CUTE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Very nice set up!!!!!!!!!
     
  9. LuckyDuck411

    LuckyDuck411 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:thanks we are working on their duck house, but they were mailed to us two weeks early!! At least we got the pond done for them during this heat wave!
     
  10. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    [​IMG] Love them. I noticed one of them decided to just spectate and not join in the diving.
    I love watching how happy they are and how much fun they have in the water.
    Thank you for posting your adorable babies. [​IMG]
     

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