Ducks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ruthiy, Nov 29, 2015.

  1. ruthiy

    ruthiy Out Of The Brooder

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    I can't get my ducks back in coop they are getting so distraught should I just leave them
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Are they safe from predators and cold?

    Can you give us background? New ducks? New coop? Did they recently have trauma?

    Generally, putting treats in the coop, and getting behind them (sometimes with a stick to make your arms look longer - not for hitting) and walking them in works.
     
  3. ruthiy

    ruthiy Out Of The Brooder

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    They have been going in fine until 5 days ago wouldn't come out. I've actually caught them now and they're in safe gonna keep them in house with a run until they feel safe again
     
  4. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Good.

    Please take a look around. They can know there is danger before we realize what's going on. Sometimes borrowing a game camera reveals some real surprises snooping around the coop at night.
     
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  5. ruthiy

    ruthiy Out Of The Brooder

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    Horrible thought but very true that's why I caught them adding a run today
     
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  6. buff goose guy

    buff goose guy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    just a heads up the run is gonna get so muddy

    so glad that you caught them and they are safe now [​IMG]
     
  7. ruthiy

    ruthiy Out Of The Brooder

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    No mud all straw once settled they can walk out again
     
  8. ruthiy

    ruthiy Out Of The Brooder

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    Still not eaten or drunk anything
     
  9. ruthiy

    ruthiy Out Of The Brooder

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    The food and drink is in the new run but they won't come out their house should I just leave and wait or put it in house
     
  10. buff goose guy

    buff goose guy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wait
     
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