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Lazy Ducks!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Oddyse, May 25, 2011.

  1. Oddyse

    Oddyse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey guys, I put my ducks in their run for the first time today! They ran around for about 3 minutes and ever since they have just been sat in one spot chilling out! I was expecting them to be running around going crazy! Is this normal? [​IMG]
     
  2. DurhamDuck

    DurhamDuck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how old are they and what type?
     
  3. Oddyse

    Oddyse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they are just over 4 weeks old now, they are khaki cambells, two little beautiful girls. [​IMG]
     
  4. AdamD77

    AdamD77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's perfectly normal I think! They're only babies and probably get tired very easily [​IMG] I found that my ducks actually spent quite a lot of time sitting down when they were younger. Once they hit like 14-16 weeks and were close to being mature then they became a lot more active, especially once they were going on trips outside!
     
  5. Oddyse

    Oddyse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aw that's good news then! They look like they are happy doing what they are doing so il let them get on with it I guess. [​IMG]
     
  6. DurhamDuck

    DurhamDuck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our ducklings are just over 4 weeks old now too. They are pretty active when they are outside, but there are 10 of them plus 2 geese. I think having so many keeps them active and moving a lot. But once they swim and dig up the ground they seem to tire themselves out and all huddle together for a power-nap before they start all over again!
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  7. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    My ducks rest a lot during the day(especially since it's gotten hot), but they PAAARRRRRTTTTTTYYYYY at night. [​IMG]
     

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