The Duck Thread

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ZakoHero, Jan 17, 2013.

  1. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia "I Believe" Premium Member

    What a beautiful assortment of eggs.
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  2. jtn42248

    jtn42248 Overrun With Chickens

    The perfect Easter Basket...and no dyes used!!! Very pretty.
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  3. hennible

    hennible Overrun With Chickens

    Just incase no one else knows... Ducks love showers...
    At this size they are still dirty after a swim, the tubs just not big enough, so after their bath I shower them off, they really seem to love it!
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia "I Believe" Premium Member

    That is just so cute!!
  5. hennible

    hennible Overrun With Chickens

    It's so cute. My adults strike the same pose under the sprinkler, they also will follow the spray from the hose in that "at attention" stance.
  6. RedIII

    RedIII Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 30, 2011
    Tooele, Utah


    Thank you for the welcome :) I can see that this is going to be a dangerous thread to be on. There are so many lovely duck pictures here.....


    Apparently ducks like to play in water from the hose, too. They loved grazing on the oat grass while it was wet :)
    Last edited: Apr 4, 2015
  7. jtn42248

    jtn42248 Overrun With Chickens

    Ducks have an affinity for just about anything that is wet...or damp for that matter. At some point they will begin to root down into the mud and muck going after grubs and stuff like that. My duck pens look like lunar landscapes.
  8. LadyIsadora

    LadyIsadora Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 14, 2015
    So freakin adorable! My Dear Husband found this out. We try to get them into the bath each night, since they were one week old. He gets to bathe them while I clean & prep the brooder for the night. I went in two nights ago and he had the shower going on them. They loved it!
  9. hennible

    hennible Overrun With Chickens

    So cute eh?!

    ALL 7 are quacking now
    They can't all be hens?.... Can they? They are one month old in a few days.
  10. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For The Birds! Premium Member

    Feb 9, 2015
    West Virginia
    My Coop
    I heard 1 of my 4 quack yesterday! 2 weeks old this weekend. I've heard it a time or two but can't tell which one its coming from! Frustrating!!

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