red ants

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by enriquec, Oct 9, 2014.

  1. enriquec

    enriquec Chirping

    Aug 20, 2014
    North Florida
    I'm on a roll w posts today. I noticed my ducks stopped eating ants a week or two ago. I'm not sure if they're not interest because there's better things to eat or because now they're bigger and its just not worth it to them.

    They definitely aren't afraid of them. They'll just chill on an ant pile. I try to get them to eat, but since they don't, and I worry, I make them get off.

    I've never noticed any behavior that leads me to believe they've been bit. But I've been bit tons of times with them. Are red ants a danger? Cuz I can't get them to realize ant piles are different than grass.. food, danger, or otherwise
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

    Jan 3, 2010
    Southern New England
    Red ants, fire ants? Not sure - you may want to check their legs . . . I would hope they'd avoid something that bit them.

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