Duck Videos Thread!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by HannahDuckLover, Aug 2, 2015.

  1. HannahDuckLover

    HannahDuckLover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah, they always acted like they were starving until they got to be free-range. Even when they were older and in a fenced pen, they still were really hungry every time we fed them.

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    Now that my flock is free range, they don't eat NEARLY so much of what I provide!
     
  2. Amykins

    Amykins Overrun With Chickens

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    Ducks are total piggies! I think in the wild they have to constantly eat to get enough calories on their mostly herbivorous diet, so in captivity I feel like that instinct never really goes away. Poor things. I give mine lotsa greens to offset it, if I gave them all the kibble they wanted I wouldn't have ducks, I'd have two curling stones with bills!
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

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  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

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    I've never seen my Muscovy's eat like that but they do free range and I keep feed out for them during daylight hours. That looks almost like gorging . Beautiful Scovy's.
     
  5. HannahDuckLover

    HannahDuckLover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They don't gorge anymore (except when it's dry and harder to find forage), now that they're free range. I only offer food once a day (or twice when it's dry) and sometimes they'll hardly touch it. They just find so much from foraging.

    First time a duckling ventured to have a bath...
    Back then, as a first-time duck owner, even little things seemed exciting!

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  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

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    I have had Muscovy for 11 yrs and still enjoy watching ducklings when they first discover water. They enjoy it so much. You make great videos.
     
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  7. Julie Birb

    Julie Birb Ducks win

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    loved it. Great entertainment while riding the recumbent bike.
     
  8. Julie Birb

    Julie Birb Ducks win

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    Weeeeeee, I saw Skylar fly. Cute. Little. Duck bird.
     
  9. AimToMisbehave

    AimToMisbehave Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I put together a Peepery playlist of all the videos I've taken of our first little flock of runners, so you can see how they've grown :D They're almost fully fledged!
     
  10. HannahDuckLover

    HannahDuckLover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Due to tech problems and procrastination, this video has been nearly a month in the making. The Cucumber Thieves first share their favorite treat, but then Moon gets selfish and runs off with it. But she keeps dropping it and losing it. When she finds it again, another duck has it. She grabs it again and drops it again. Later, Moon steals it from Apple, but then she drops it on her foot, and Creamy and Daphne find it before she does. But who wins in the end?

    (In the shot you see below, Apple has the cucumber, and Moon is behind her, looking for an opportunity to take it back.)

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    Silly ducks. [​IMG]
     
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