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My ducks are getting braver

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Wifezilla, Jan 5, 2009.

  1. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    After spending much of their first 2 weeks hiding in their hutch, there have been more and more instances of them coming out in the pen. They still run and hide when we come out, but hey, it's progress. [​IMG] A few days ago I started leaving the pen open during the day. They have come out a couple of times, but only when I was working on their area (cleaning, fresh water, whatever) and it was only in panic. Each time they got a little calmer as they ran in the yard, but still, they would run in the yard while I was working on their pen then immediately book back to the pen after I left.

    Tonight, while I was at the store and hubby was in the back room he heard "quack quack quack quack!" and looked out the back door. THE DUCKS WERE PLAYING IN THE SNOW!!!
    Of course, when he opened the door it was right back to the pen...LOL...but I think they are finally getting comfortable in their new home

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  2. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    I love the imagined image of quackers in the snow! Yay!
     

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