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Loud Quacking!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by marieclemens, Aug 2, 2013.

  1. marieclemens

    marieclemens In the Brooder

    Hello fellow duck lovers. What does it mean when my duck lets out a really loud quack a few times that makes me jump? i run to see if shes hurt herself or somthing but she seems fine. xxxxx

  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Does she have the company of other ducks? if so maybe she is loudly asking" Hey Ma where's the peas" [​IMG]
  3. cosbackyard

    cosbackyard Songster

    Feb 20, 2013
    Colorado Springs, CO
    Oh, man... anytime they hear my voice the quacking goes wild.
    I blame the peas.

    As for why any duck quacks loudly out of the blue? Unless you speak duck I doubt you'll ever know. They just do that sometimes. They do alot of crazy stuff. Like occasionally sprinting across the yard like they're running from something for no reason at all.
  4. Nebraskagirl

    Nebraskagirl Songster

    Jul 12, 2012
    Oh Lordy, it could ANYTHING. If one wanders away from the others, it will QUACK loudly. I usually just say, "Hey, turn around, they're RIGHT HERE!" Or they could be startled by something, chasing bugs, worms, grass, etc. They quack if they want let out (I put them inside their covered run if I am leaving the property.) As long as they have food, clean(ish) water and are healthy, then let them be ducks and quack. It's what they do.....quack.
  5. marieclemens

    marieclemens In the Brooder

    Thanks guys they are such a worry at times :)

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