Duck Frozen to Ice Happy Ending

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Luvducks, Dec 29, 2009.

  1. Luvducks

    Luvducks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2009
    My Khaki Campbell was wet from swimming and I guess he decided to sun himself. It was sunny yesterday but very cold. When i went to check on everyone in the afternoon he was frozen to the ground and could not get up. I kept pouring warm water around him until he was free. I am so glad that is all it was. at first I did not know what was wrong with him. SO BEWARE your ducks do not become stuck and become predator food!
  2. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

    Jul 9, 2008
    AWWW POOR FELLA! Glad he is safe!
  3. DuckLady

    DuckLady ~~~Administrator~~~BYC Store Support Staff Member

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
    Oh! Thanks for posting that!!!

    Poor duck! I am glad he is ok!
  4. chicknmania

    chicknmania Overrun With Chickens

    Jan 26, 2007
    central Ohio
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  5. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    Boy it is a good thing you found him when you did. [​IMG]
  6. Luvducks

    Luvducks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2009
    He was in his covered pen too. I cannot let them out unless I can be out to supervise. i did not think about this happening and hope it does not happen to other ducks.
  7. dutchhollow

    dutchhollow Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 13, 2008
    SW IA
    My female call duck froze herself into their water dish last winter. They had a large dog water dish for water. I filled it in the afternoon in the morning I went out and she was frozen into it. I almost had a heart attack. I picked the whole thing up, carried her into the house and set it on a heat vent, after it started to loosen I ran some room temp water over it to speed it along. She was fine, kept her inside that night. She never did do it again, so she is at least smart. Well, at least she learned. I should have taken pics, I have had lots of ducks and it is ver cold here, she was the first one that did that.

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