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Sunsinger - The Duck Who Thinks SHE(!) Is a Rooster

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by OldGuy43, Apr 12, 2012.

  1. OldGuy43

    OldGuy43 Chillin' With My Peeps

    It's official, Sunsinger, the Khaki Campbell hen has taken over the job of rooster for our flock. Not that she is trying to mate with the hens, She just announces sunrise every morning. I awoke early this morning and at approximately 6:34 Sunsinger started quacking really loudly, and continued to do so until sunrise. Does kind of make you wonder how the places that have legal prohibitions against owning "roosters" would deal with a girl like her.
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    Oh well, time for the second cup. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Apr 12, 2012
  2. veronicasmom

    veronicasmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yup, I've got one of those too! My Indian Runner, Victoria. She is a big mouth. As soon as the sun rises, she is quacking like a maniac. Love her to pieces, but she is LOUD!!!
     
  3. Stormy Autumn

    Stormy Autumn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is just weird. Yesterday morning my Cayuga did the exact same thing, even the part about stopping right around sunrise. I thought she lost her mind... Could it be some kind of duck conspiracy?
     
  4. OldGuy43

    OldGuy43 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm wondering, do either of you have a rooster. We don't.
     
  5. Mum

    Mum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine haven't started that game yet, and hopefully they won't [​IMG]
     
  6. Stormy Autumn

    Stormy Autumn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Right now I don't have any chickens at all. Just 2 ducks.

     
  7. OldGuy43

    OldGuy43 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sorry Mum, I don't recall. Do you have a rooster? I'm wondering, is it a poultry requirement? You know, that you have someone to sing the sun up in the morning. [​IMG] Might even be a religious thing among poultry. [​IMG]
     
  8. Mum

    Mum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No rooster here OG, hens, trio of ducks, ducklings, but no rooster.

    I think you've brought this on yourself ... after all, you did name her Sunsinger and that is just what she does [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  9. OldGuy43

    OldGuy43 Chillin' With My Peeps

    No, other way around. That's how she got her name. She started singing the sun up shortly after we moved her in with the cluckers. Now it's an every morning thing. [​IMG] Member of the poultry clergy maybe? [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  10. Mum

    Mum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Poultry clergy [​IMG]
     

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