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Duck alert system

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by TLWR, Apr 19, 2017.

  1. TLWR

    TLWR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Every now and then, one of the ducks will just quack. Either sit in the pond and quack away at nothing I can figure out. Sometimes one of them is doing it while standing in the yard, quacking away at who knows what. I tell them all they are doing is letting the neighborhood predators know dinner is available.

    Tonight I went out with the dog to play and Cadbury is standing in the yard quacking (and had been for a bit). I finally went over to see what she was quacking at. I saw nothing, turned around and was about 3' from a poisonous snake. Ducks walked away and carried on as nothing out of the normal was happening. I got the dogs inside and the DH outside to dispatch of our poisonous visitor.

    Thanks Cadbury. Extra peas tonight!
     
  2. Hillaire

    Hillaire Chillin' With My Peeps

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    awesome! usually if they are quacking more than often it could be a bird flying over (hawk) or something that you just don't see or notice. My guineas do the same and I am always sure to pay attention to it
     
  3. TLWR

    TLWR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They just hide when they see birds that might be a threat, no letting anybody know about it [​IMG]
     
  4. Hillaire

    Hillaire Chillin' With My Peeps

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    lol wish my guinea hens did that... it would probably cause a few less headaches
     

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