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My ducks have gone NOCTURNAL! LOL

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Dusky Beauty, Sep 3, 2011.

  1. Dusky Beauty

    Dusky Beauty Songster

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    My ducks like to roost inside my covered back porch (close to the people... awwww.) I started noticed last week that they seem to be late sleepers, I find them still snoozing at noon! Well, DH and I stayed up late last night watching the netflix, when we heard a very distinct duck noise. I stuck my head out the door to count beaks, and found that my ducks have decided to beat the Phoenix heat by becoming owl-ducks. My back porch light I'm sure has a lot to do with it! Even my little 4 week old ducks were turbo-ing around cleaning up every last moth and bug.

    I'll have to get some video tonight!
     
    Last edited: Sep 3, 2011

  2. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Crowing

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    Our ducks seem to be more active at night than our chickens if there is some light available.
     

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