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Snow learning "Speak"

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Tevyes Dad, Mar 28, 2015.

  1. Tevyes Dad

    Tevyes Dad Leader of the Quack Premium Member

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    OK guys/gals I have been working with Snow for a few days trying to teach her to speak on command. She now understands what I want, but doesn't really know it is tied into the command yet... That will come. My wife recorded part of our last session. And it was funny enough I thought I would share. I have often said Snow walks around muttering to herself and that she always has something to say. From this video you might get an idea of what I am talking about. Now I want you to realize that this is not a unique thing. Snow talks back to me most of the time whether there are treats involved or not.

    Warning: not responsible for drinks blown out through noses...

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  2. Amykins

    Amykins Overrun With Chickens

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    We're doing the same thing with Wobbles, only we want him to learn "jump". It's going pretty good so far!
     
  3. Tevyes Dad

    Tevyes Dad Leader of the Quack Premium Member

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    @Amykins All my ducks can "jump" as long as you hold a meal worm over their head [​IMG]. None will do it without though. Snow will argue with me just because - cracks us up all the time. Hope this at least put a smile on your face. Let us know what pancake turns out to be (ostrich?) when she/he goes to her/his checkup today [​IMG]

    Edit: Oops, just saw on the call duck thread, you already answered this question... Sorry [​IMG].
     
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  4. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    gentila, you are so much better at documenting these behaviors than I ever shall be. Thanks!
     
  5. Orca5094

    Orca5094 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    lol! That's pretty much the best video ever! Thanks for the smiles! :)
     
  6. Tevyes Dad

    Tevyes Dad Leader of the Quack Premium Member

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    I just think they are awful funny [​IMG]Snow talks back to me ALL the time (why I decided she HAD to learn "speak")and this time my wife happened to catch it. I will leave the dissertation (and excellent book) writing to you [​IMG]
     
  7. Tevyes Dad

    Tevyes Dad Leader of the Quack Premium Member

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    Thanks. In many if my prior posts, I talk about Snow observing things them muttering to herself as she walks off. Now people who see this can better visualize what I am talking about. I love my ducks - they are all crazy!
     

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