Snow and ducks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Carebearsmiles, Dec 28, 2012.

  1. Carebearsmiles

    Carebearsmiles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My duck experienced her first snow today. She didn't seem to care at all. In fact she got upset when I put her up with the chicken.
    Do you all put your ducks up during the snow or just let them roam?


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    Here they are not wanting to go in.

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    Here's the boyfriend closing them in.
    The snow is actually sticking and accumulating now... And the duck is fussing from inside the coop. Should I let her back out? lol
     
  2. luvmyEs

    luvmyEs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We got 10 inches of snow yesterday and my ducks didn't mind. They walked in it and even went swimming at their swimming hole!
     
  3. My Runner loves the snow. He digs little holes with his beak and tries to eat it. :p
     
  4. Carebearsmiles

    Carebearsmiles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Alright... Guess I'm being overprotective. lol. I'm going to go let her back out now.
    I wonder if I should let the chicken be out as well......
     
  5. luvmyEs

    luvmyEs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is a picture of one of mine walking back from swimming [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Dec 28, 2012
  6. Carebearsmiles

    Carebearsmiles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    too cute!!!
     
  7. They should be fine if you let them out. If they really don't like the snow they'll hang out in the coop anyways. :) We just got an inch or two last week and the only ones that were freaking out were the 2 week olds, and once their mama showed them it was okay they actually started having fun. :)
     
  8. Carebearsmiles

    Carebearsmiles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks!
    I'm a new bird owner and apparently I am over sheltering. Ha ha
     
  9. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    I have many inches of snow now and it's -6C the ducks are out, i leave the coop/barn open and they can decide.. i actually had one of my little ducks swimming in the horses trough [​IMG]
     

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