Ducks won't use pond

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Eringm, Sep 19, 2016.

  1. Eringm

    Eringm Out Of The Brooder

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    So my 2 ducks prefer to use a small rectangular tray to bath in when there's a perfectly good size pond which is easily accessible for them to get in and out of, why won't they use it.

    I've put both of them in the pond but they just jump straight back out go back to the small box.

    Why are they doing this ?
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Are they the only two? And are they young? They may be unsure of the "scary" pond since an older duck hasn't shown them it's safe.
     
  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    So, this is a pond, not a kiddie pool, right? Is there a snapping turtle in the pond?
     

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