Do Ducks sleep on roosts?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by BarredBuff, Jun 11, 2010.

  1. BarredBuff

    BarredBuff Songster

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    Do Ducks sleep on roosts?
     
  2. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits...

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    Nope.. [​IMG]
     
  3. FlashPointFarm

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    My Muscovy's do sometimes.
     
  4. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits...

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    Quote:oooh really? I've never had a Scovy..so i didnt know that they roosted.....
    Interesting, thanks for the info..
     
  5. BarredBuff

    BarredBuff Songster

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    Interesting....
     
  6. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    Some of my Muscovies also prefer to roost but most just lay in the duck house, i think mostly because they're too heavy to fly up to their roost. But, Muscovies are known to roost quite often, even up in trees.
     
  7. BoiseBubba

    BoiseBubba Serama Psycho

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    Muscovies do, as do Wood Ducks, Manderines, and Tree Ducks ect.
     
  8. katharinad

    katharinad Overrun with chickens

    My regular ducks will not. They are not capable of flying, and I think only ducks that can fly may try. It really depends on the breed. I have mortar/concrete pans on the floor filled with pine wood shavings. Usually two ducks take one pan. The pans are easy to clean.
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  9. lovesduckies

    lovesduckies Bedroom Farm Inc.

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    my scovies loved to roost in my room, but now outside they have no where to roost [​IMG]
     

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