Frozen ducks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by allanimals21, Dec 31, 2010.

  1. allanimals21

    allanimals21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok...so here in MN we have some really crappy weather. Well yesterday it rained last night I froze. Some of my birds ducks and chickens apparently weren't smart enough to stay out of the water last night and have gobs of ice on them. What is the best way to handle this?
     
  2. crj

    crj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Some of my birds ducks and chickens apparently weren't smart enough to stay out of the water last night and have gobs of ice on them. What is the best way to handle this?

    I wouldn't do anything unless the birds are bothered by it. Bring them inside if you have too, if it's warmer. To get the ice off you may have to use cool water or just wrap them in a towel. I would probably leave them be if they were ok. That's just me though.​
     
  3. allanimals21

    allanimals21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I wouldn't do anything unless the birds are bothered by it. Bring them inside if you have too, if it's warmer. To get the ice off you may have to use cool water or just wrap them in a towel. I would probably leave them be if they were ok. That's just me though.

    Thats kind of what I thought. Some of them look quite unhappy but i figured I through down some extra hay for them to lay in. See how they look later on. there were 2 ducks that I brought in the building and hosed off. They were pretty bad. I left them to dry out and warm up inside in a cage.
     

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