Fireworks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Backyard DIY, Oct 8, 2014.

  1. Backyard DIY

    Backyard DIY Out Of The Brooder

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    How will our 3 Aylesbury ducks cope with the sound of fireworks? We always have a display in the garden but this is our first year with ducks. My original plan was to bring them inside in a large dog cage but I'm wondering if being out of the coop/house will be more traumatic for them. Help!
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    My runners are pretty good with noises, but they do have their limits.

    If you are setting off fireworks right there in the yard, I would bring them in and make sure that they have enough elbow room, and nice food and water and bedding, and I think they will be fairly content as long as they have each other.

    I would also offer them a few light treats during the evening.

    And a little background music - I am not kidding. Nothing loud, but something that will mellow out the pop-bang from outdoors. Might they like Vivaldi's Four Seasons?

    P.S. I like your blog.
     
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  3. Backyard DIY

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    Thanks, I think I will bring them in. Good idea on the treats and music!

    Thank you! :)
     

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