Is it just my ducks......or ??

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by emjay, Mar 9, 2011.

  1. emjay

    emjay Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 6, 2009
    are all ducks not so bright. ??? [​IMG]

    I let them out this morning, and I always put their feed in their dish, as they are watching me,
    this morning, OBLIVIOUS, more then usual.
    They saw me put the food in, I'm sure they did, if they didn't, I know they heard it, as I shook the container with the food.

    they kept walking by their dish, quacking , loudly.
    They still haven't noticed.
    and they are usually super hungry in the mornings, and can't eat fast enough.

    so who has the bigger brain, the chicken or the duck ??? [​IMG]
     
  2. dumb_cluck

    dumb_cluck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Perhaps loss of appetite? What are you feeding them? They may need a "break" and want something fresh like lettuce, tomatoes,
    PEAS!
     
  3. gretchenhau

    gretchenhau Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Believe it or not my ducks will not even look at a pea. Go figure.
     
  4. emjay

    emjay Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 6, 2009
    Quote:oh, I don't know if they need a break, they love their duck pellets. I think mine get so blinded by wanting to get to their pond.

    I've tried giving them fresh, peas, etc, they could care less. ????
     
  5. dumb_cluck

    dumb_cluck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you provide them with an "indoor" water park? I used to fill a small kiddie pool and put it in the heated garage for a refresher.
    Maybe?
     
  6. emjay

    emjay Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 6, 2009
    Quote:they have a kiddie pool as well.
     
  7. emjay

    emjay Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 6, 2009
    Quote:I know !!
    when I read the ducks really love peas, I took them out a dish, nothing. not even a nimble. All i could think of was , what a waste. I LOVE PEAS !! HAHA
     
  8. dumb_cluck

    dumb_cluck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmm...maybe a health issue. Good luck.
     
  9. emjay

    emjay Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 6, 2009
    so , they are fine, they finally found the food.

    they are now on the pond, happier then pigs in mud.

    I just think they simply, are not the brightest. [​IMG] But, I still love em'
     
  10. Rosebud 18

    Rosebud 18 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My ducks wouldn't eat peas either until today. I decided to sprinkle a few in their water and they ran over each other to get them. So now I'll be switching their daily treat from lettuce only and give them peas every other day.
     

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