Scovie Divers lol

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Jay-Mar28, Aug 25, 2011.

  1. Jay-Mar28

    Jay-Mar28 Out Of The Brooder

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    I walk my ducks down to the pond everyday and its become quite entertaining to watch this act. They will be sitting on the surface and dive under while flapping their wings, they look like a missle haha. Just wondering if this is a natural occurance because its quite funny to watch.
     
  2. showjumper_girl2002

    showjumper_girl2002 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My week old scovy ducklings do the exact same thing in their kiddie pool! It is very entertaining and funny [​IMG]
     
  3. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady Premium Member

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    How do you get them back home?
    I would be afraid to take mine to the pond or the creek for fear I would never get them back home.
     
  4. Jay-Mar28

    Jay-Mar28 Out Of The Brooder

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    They always stick together and move around as a group. They circle the edge of the pond (decent size irrigation pond) once, then they bathe and dive then they come out and walk back towards the pen eating bugs and what not along the way. They are all different ages aswell 3 are about 14 weeks, 5 are about 10 weeks and the other 5 are about 7weeks so they follow the bigger ones around. If i need to get them to go where i want i just follow behind slowly.
     
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I would love to see some pics [​IMG]
     

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