My ducks first spring!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Spyderk117, Nov 19, 2016.

  1. Spyderk117

    Spyderk117 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yesterday (friday) in the late afternoon it started to snow! Unfortunately I wasn't home to experience the ducks first snow with them.
    Today after my Dad and I got back from deer hunting I let my ducks out of the coop. And they all came out like normal, then they saw the snow. And most of them quickly sat down, or went back in the coop!
    They are hiding in their coop right now.[​IMG]

    Here are some pictures! I will post more later.[​IMG]
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    Pippin and Merry.

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    The whole flock, Samwise, Merry, Perkin, Khaki, Vader, Buff, Pippin, Rouen, Fancy, Merlin, and Arthur!

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    Merlin.

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    Merry.
     
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  2. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Love this! [​IMG] They look so cute with snow-covered bills and WEBZ! [​IMG]

    ~Amari
     
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  3. Spyderk117

    Spyderk117 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah they do!
     
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  4. Bills vs Beaks

    Bills vs Beaks Overrun With Chickens

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    Lucky you, getting snow. Here we've got cold. Just cold, no snow[​IMG]

    They are very pretty ducks
     
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  5. NathanZee

    NathanZee Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

    They look gorgeous in the snow! If you lay out a old blanket in the pen their feet will stay warmer. [​IMG]
     
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  6. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    Awesome pictures........Do not use a blanket.....Use straw in spots for them....They will cuddle up and warm their toes.....The snow is not an issue...Ducks pull up their feet and warm them up in their down....The straw is for them to stand on....


    Enjoy those Winter Ducks!!!


    Cheers!!!
     
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  7. NathanZee

    NathanZee Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

    Straw would work better, except for when you are getting lots of new snow every day. [​IMG]
     
  8. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    Sorry, I only replied for what works in my Canadian winters....Whip off the snow and fluff the straw.......Pooping all over a frozen blanket does not sound like fun....


    Cheers!
     
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  9. NathanZee

    NathanZee Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

    Haha, it's not! [​IMG] Does the straw fluff up pretty well?
     
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    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

     
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