Show off your house ducks!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Scovy Momma, Feb 23, 2012.

  1. Kaessa

    Kaessa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Same thing happens here. A plane flies overhead and six heads tilt sideways to watch it go by. UNACCEPTABLE INTRUSION.
     
  2. Amykins

    Amykins Overrun With Chickens

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    Aww, poor babies! That head tilt though, amirite?
     
  3. Julie Birb

    Julie Birb Ducks win

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    eeee tee hee. even my uber tiny need a microscope to see finches do the head tilt from the window sill when a plane flies over. TOOTSIE ROLL!!
     
  4. Julie Birb

    Julie Birb Ducks win

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    Vacuuming. Why are birds not afraid of that? It's a huge noisy sucker thing and birds don't care. When I vacuum under the living room window, moving it back and forth, they just sit there and do not flinch. But wave my hand near them and they are off like a shot. So what is it with vacuums and birds?
     
  5. Amykins

    Amykins Overrun With Chickens

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    I honestly have no idea. It makes me think they're either smarter than we give them credit for, or far, far dumber!
     
  6. LadyHawkeAvry

    LadyHawkeAvry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know either! You have to push them out of the way with the vacuum! You would think that a loud noise like that was at least worth investigating!
     
  7. LadyHawkeAvry

    LadyHawkeAvry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Started a tutorial on my cabinet incubator build. Missy has been "helping"... by randomly hitting keys on my laptop, etc. The thing holds humidity REALLY well - so well that I might use it as a hatcher tonight since I have that single pipped egg in with all my other incubating eggs... It's a lot more humid in there than in the incubator it is currently in, and the temperature has been stable for hours...
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/970153/homemade-wine-chiller-incubator-build
     
  8. Julie Birb

    Julie Birb Ducks win

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    Ya, exactly. Because on the smart end of things they don't think it's a threat due to the fact it has not harmed them and on the dumb end, they better get going but don't because it could potentially eat them. Although I never do anything intentional with it to scare the little loves.
     
  9. Julie Birb

    Julie Birb Ducks win

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    I know. It's weird. It's probably an international bird thing with vacuums. No fear of them. Hmmm.
     
  10. Amykins

    Amykins Overrun With Chickens

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    Well, I just discovered something hilarious. Wobbles like being sung to! He was being a terror so I potatoed him, he was squirming up a storm and trying to bite me so I started singing. He just cocked his head and stared, LOL!
     

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