What do you call a group of ducklings?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Cuban Longtails, Dec 3, 2008.

  1. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    Brood, clutch, fuzzen... ? Do you have any ideas or know the official collective noun for a group of ducklings?
     
  2. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    I call a group of ducklings "a stench", but that is not the correct term. [​IMG]

    The terms you can use for ducks of any age are a paddle, badling, brace, bunch, flock, paddling, raft or team.
     
  3. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    They are stinkers! [​IMG]
     
  4. papadekaitlyn

    papadekaitlyn Out Of The Brooder

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    Little ducks.

    Or if you prefer: Little quackers. [​IMG]
     
  5. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    duckers ? I call them that [​IMG]
     
  6. chickensducks&agoose

    chickensducks&agoose Chillin' With My Peeps

    I call mine 'The Ducklies', like duckling, but with a 'lee' sound instead.
     
  7. fancyfowl4ever

    fancyfowl4ever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What does one call a group of ducklings? A MESS of course!!!
     
  8. chicktwit

    chicktwit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I call mine quackers. They are so funny. [​IMG]
     
  9. greyfields

    greyfields Overrun With Chickens

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    I personally liked "brace" the best the first time I heard it. You'll also hear people carrying a "brace" of pheasants over their shoulders after a day of hunting on the English countryside.
     
  10. greyfields

    greyfields Overrun With Chickens

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    As an aside, when sheep herding, if you are running two dogs to herd the flock it is also called running "braces". Who knew? :0
     

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