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minidax

  • Joined Feb 2009
Clucky new mum
« on: February 20, 2009, 08:37:03 pm »
I am probably worrying over nothing but we let our chickens out today for the first time after being in their run for a week, I thought they would make a run for it as soon as I opened it but they were quite reluctant to investigate their new surroundings; they did after a while and some cajoling with a few treats!! 'Valentina' (got them on valentines day - yes, sad I know!) seems to be a bit of a loner and stayed with me all day in the polytunnel and didn't really mix with the rest of them or venture outside, do you think I should worry ...? :chook: :chook:

sellickbhoy

  • Joined Jan 2009
  • Muiravonside, near Linlithgow
Re: Clucky new mum
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2009, 08:51:45 pm »
Valentina? I've never heard of chicken valentina - how do you make that? ;D

is it wrong to call you chickens Provencale, Fajita, Tikka Masala, Sunday Roast?


northfifeduckling

  • Joined Jan 2009
  • Fife
    • North Fife Blog
Re: Clucky new mum
« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2009, 10:55:11 pm »
sellickbhoy, stop thinking of food! I'm sure they're layers...

Valentina might just be at the bottom end of the pecking order and glad to be away...I would keep an eye if she's unwell in other ways. I'ts all pretty new for them, that might be all it is (hopefully). :&>

minidax

  • Joined Feb 2009
Re: Clucky new mum
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2009, 08:55:39 am »
Thank you northfifeduckling, they are layers although my son is of the same opinion as sellickbhoy!  I will keep an eye on her - she seems to be healthy and bright enough although not out rooting around like the rest of them, a couple of them seem to be a wee bit bullying so maybe she is just staying away from them?  They have plenty of space to roam around in now so once they find their feet hopefully things will be fine.  Not sure I was this 'clucky' when my kids were born!!!

minidax

  • Joined Feb 2009
Re: Clucky new mum
« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2009, 08:22:12 pm »
She is fine, she has found a friend in Hennifer Anniston;)

Hilarysmum

  • Joined Oct 2007
Re: Clucky new mum
« Reply #5 on: February 22, 2009, 02:25:09 pm »
Wonderful names, dont suppose you have a few spare, have 13 new ducklings to find names for

minidax

  • Joined Feb 2009
Re: Clucky new mum
« Reply #6 on: February 22, 2009, 09:20:35 pm »
Ok here goes:

Donald
Daffy
Hewie
Dewie
Louis
Jemima
Duckess
Moby Duck
Puddle Duck

thats all I can offer, sorry.  Will post more if they come to me.  Maybe others will have some inspiration ... :&>  :&>  :&>

gillandtom

  • Joined Feb 2009
  • Stirling
Re: Clucky new mum
« Reply #7 on: February 23, 2009, 01:07:08 pm »
l'Orange?

x x  ;D

rlucas

  • Joined Oct 2008
Re: Clucky new mum
« Reply #8 on: February 23, 2009, 01:44:37 pm »
Cricketing Duck Names:

Golden Duck
Outfora Duck

Fluffywelshsheep

  • Joined Oct 2007
  • Near Stirling, Central Scotland
Re: Clucky new mum
« Reply #9 on: February 23, 2009, 02:15:58 pm »
the ducks familyaccording to Disney

    * 1.1 Pintail Duck
    * 1.2 Humpurdick Duck
    * 1.3 Grandma Duck
    * 1.4 Quackmore Duck
    * 1.5 Daphne Duck
    * 1.6 Eider Duck
    * 1.7 Donald Duck
    * 1.8 Della Thelma Duck
    * 1.9 Gladstone Gander
    * 1.10 Fethry Duck
    * 1.11 Abner "Whitewater" Duck
    * 1.12 Lulubelle Loon
    * 1.13 Huey, Dewey and Louie Duck

# 2 Other Ducks

    * 2.1 Scrooge McDuck
    * 2.2 Daisy Duck
    * 2.3 April, May, and June Duck
    * 2.4 Dickie Duck
    * 2.5 Dugan Duck
    * 2.6 Moby Duck
    * 2.7 Phooey Duck
    * 2.8 Upsy Duck
    * 2.9 Ludwig Von Drake
    * 2.10 Shamrock Gander

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dickie_Duck


pegusus pig

  • Joined Feb 2009
  • Anglesey, North wales
Re: Clucky new mum
« Reply #10 on: February 23, 2009, 05:06:06 pm »
OK!!! ;D ;D ;D
We've kept it simple, Quackers 1, 2 and 3 and the orignal Mrs Puddle duck and of course Mr Puddle duck!! :&> :&> :&>

Hilarysmum

  • Joined Oct 2007
Re: Clucky new mum
« Reply #11 on: February 24, 2009, 06:43:48 am »
Thanks for all the names, will start allocating. 

 

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