Welcome to my pond - Swim, wade, or sit on the bank

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by WVduckchick, Apr 29, 2016.

  1. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    This is true, but wild birds also dust bathe. Some birds even dust bathe on the top of ant hills - they'll even sunbathe there after dust bathing. Theory is that the formic acid from the ants kills/deters mite or louse infections.

    Never have seen a chicken bathing in water - not voluntarily anyways.
     
  2. Blooie

    Blooie Team Spina Bifida Premium Member

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    YEP...we just got home from Cody and checked them first thing. Two pips, but one is on the pointy end of the egg. <sigh>
     
  3. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For The Birds! Premium Member

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    You are such a wealth of information, be it useless or not. :highfive:
    That's a good start! And it could still make it. I think Ruby has had several do that, and hatch just fine. (sorry to say I lost my wrong ender, I had its beak out and a good sized safety hole. Had to leave for a few hours. Came back and it had spun and drowned. Yolk was unabsorbed anyway, so probably better that it didn't hatch)
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    I know a little bit about a lot of things and not too much about anything. Plants, animals, the outdoors, nature - have always been my thing. Outside is where I am most comfortable - around people not so much. Human interaction is rough for we aliens.
     
  5. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Got that right...
     
  6. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For The Birds! Premium Member

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    Hug me :hugs :D
     
  7. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

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    He is a self-professed champion hugger.

    It is a nice change from scflock and his [​IMG]But, that never stopped me. [​IMG]

    Son finished his last exam. He sounds exhausted but relieved.
    It will be so nice to see him in the flesh again.

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  8. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For The Birds! Premium Member

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    That's awesome Eggsy! Good for your boy, and glad you get to see him soon.

    I must admit, I miss my ole buddy SC. Even the :smack :gig
     
  9. FridayYet

    FridayYet Innocent Bystander

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  10. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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