Drone footage follows 10,000 ducks “cleaning” rice paddies in Thailand

  • Publicado el 14 sep 2020
  • After the rice crop was harvested on a farm in Nakhon Pathom province in Thailand, a flock of around 10,000 ducks was released from a pen - and instinctively streamed towards the flooded fields to devour pests such as snails hiding in the rice stubble.

    Drone footage, capturing the spectacle that resembles naturally-occurring animal migration, shows the birds zig-zagging across the fields as they headed towards the nutrient-rich rice paddies.

    This way of raising ducks in rice-growing areas has long been a tradition in the area and other parts of the region. Thais call it "ped lai thoong", which means "field chasing ducks".

    The Khaki Campbell ducks, a British breed, are brought to rice fields after 20 days in nursery and will be raised on the move for the next few months. After roaming free for about five months, they are returned to the duck farm to produce eggs for up to three years.

    "The benefit (for the breeder) is that we reduce costs to feed the ducks," said Apiwat Chalermklin, 34, a breeder who took over the business from his father. "And in return, for the rice farmers the ducks help eat pests from the farm and the farmers can reduce the use of chemicals and pesticides."

    Apiwat has four flocks of ducks that move around different rice fields in the province where farmers typically cultivate three rice crops every year.

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Comentarios • 4 856

  • Fide Nemini
    Fide Nemini Hace un año +927

    This is efficiency at its finest. Ducks are fed, pests are gone, land is ready for new seeds 👍

    • newking70
      newking70 Hace 11 días

      @Mike Studmuffin Runner ducks don't fly.

    • Purple Emerald
      Purple Emerald Hace 7 meses

      @Truth They don’t know that. If they did, they’d be actively trying to escape instead of casually going with the flow.

    • Purple Emerald
      Purple Emerald Hace 7 meses

      @snaplash Exactly. Everyone wins.

    • snaplash
      snaplash Hace 7 meses +1

      @Purple Emerald Plus, why bother wasting energy flying around looking for food. Let the humans give then a ride to the next field, and feed them back at the farm while they produce eggs, and eventually duck soup.

    • The Vile
      The Vile Hace 7 meses

      don't forget the poop fertilizer

  • PastelPiku
    PastelPiku Hace 8 meses +1674

    Love how the ducks look like they're on a field trip

  • Dan Harris
    Dan Harris Hace 8 meses +423

    I love how the ducks are so cooperative and agreeable getting back on the truck

    • Susan Lee
      Susan Lee Hace 3 meses

      @Brian A You mean only Humans have Mothers,Daughters,Sons and Spouses?
      And Feelings?
      Of the Heart,the Mind and Of Pain?
      Oh,I See Now!

    • Lawrence Morris
      Lawrence Morris Hace 4 meses

      @Luis Fernando that mesh floor must have been madly uncomfortable for the ducks on the bottom that were bearing the weight of the whole load

    • Lawrence Morris
      Lawrence Morris Hace 4 meses

      @Luis Fernando and in metal cages I couldn't imagine to be comfortable.

    • Anela Blanchard
      Anela Blanchard Hace 6 meses

      They have no choice,their wings are clipped

    • Grover
      Grover Hace 6 meses

      @Veloester That won't be the case reliably, to say the least.

  • Spaced0ut
    Spaced0ut Hace 8 meses +1993

    Ducks walking up the ramp like "Damn that was a good vacation!"

    • Heliosvector
      Heliosvector Hace 4 meses +2

      People upset about farming animals, yet it comes with benefits for the animals too. Farmed animals have their species protected and as individuals are protected from predators. Now yes, cramped farming is bad, but this isn’t what’s happening here.

    • Gwen King
      Gwen King Hace 6 meses

      Or a good buffet lol

    • Barrie Wright
      Barrie Wright Hace 7 meses


    • amplituhedron
      amplituhedron Hace 7 meses

      @WhyAreYouNotVeganYet? I eat much slower than that. And making duck ham takes a long time and very much enjoy the process. Be mindful of the lettuces.

    • John Jones
      John Jones Hace 7 meses

      @vikram patel Equal is not the proper or correct term , when dealing with the affairs of men , The Bible indicates that man was given dominion over all animals , and it is already a given that they should all be treated with care that should be obvious , they are a gift !

  • Rickard Kaufman
    Rickard Kaufman Hace 8 meses +1524

    Duck-Leader: *"The Age of Snail is over. The Time of the Duck has come."*

    • Rickard Kaufman
      Rickard Kaufman Hace 7 meses

      @Jason Ko Bred for one single purpose.

    • Jason Ko
      Jason Ko Hace 7 meses +1

      😂😂😂 behold a new empire has emerged

    • Rickard Kaufman
      Rickard Kaufman Hace 7 meses +1

      @Member Berry 3.142 Thank you very much. You see I love LOTR a lot.

    • Member Berry 3.142
      Member Berry 3.142 Hace 7 meses +2

      @Rickard Kaufman Ah, I see you're a man of culture as well. 🥃 😌 Cheers.

    • Rickard Kaufman
      Rickard Kaufman Hace 7 meses +2

      @Y TB Well, I was watching Lord of the Rings and this came up on my recommendations. So, I seize the chance to say it. But thank you.

  • Ken Berndt
    Ken Berndt Hace 8 meses +36

    I love the symbiotic relationship between domestic animals and farmland.
    This is how agriculture has been for centuries and how it’s meant to be!
    Not spraying pesticides and feeding the grain to animals in confined spaces.

    • prasun kumar
      prasun kumar Hace 8 meses +12

      yeah well in the old times you didn't have billions of people to feed like we do now.

  • Step bro
    Step bro Hace 8 meses +884

    ESclips: you ever see 10,000 ducks at once?
    Me: Nope
    ESclips: you want to?
    Me: sure why not

    • dariusdareme
      dariusdareme Hace 7 meses


    • Gabriel Oliveira
      Gabriel Oliveira Hace 7 meses

      @M P sure ahha

    • M P
      M P Hace 7 meses +1

      @Steve Nichol RORy thinks he is funny XD

    • M P
      M P Hace 7 meses +1

      @ΒΞΔΝ OOF

    • M P
      M P Hace 7 meses

      @Gabriel Oliveira ah yes... let me guess she is going to help it XD

  • AnnoYouLater
    AnnoYouLater Hace 8 meses +67

    when i was a kid a remember this happening in our rice farm, but not in this scale tho, around 1-2k ducks, also i remember after the ducks were done, people would roam around and collect their eggs cuz these ducks lay their eggs just about anywhere

    • Hipsta Johnyy
      Hipsta Johnyy Hace 8 meses +2

      as long you guys didn't try rake the ducks then is ok because the chinese do

    • Justin Y.
      Justin Y. Hace 8 meses +12

      Thailand's version of Easter

    • Judoball
      Judoball Hace 8 meses +5

      Lol thats a funny fact. Ty for sharing

  • GhostSamurai
    GhostSamurai Hace 7 meses +715

    "But my lord, there is no such force."

    • Delano Britz
      Delano Britz Hace 7 meses +1

      Gríma Wormtongue said with a tear rolling from his eye...AHHAHAHAHAHAHA

    • Rickard Kaufman
      Rickard Kaufman Hace 7 meses +1

      @Hoang Pham ... to destroy the world of Snail.

    • Chris Welcome
      Chris Welcome Hace 7 meses +5

      @Hoang Pham Bread lol

    • Finney Lane
      Finney Lane Hace 7 meses +2

      "The calliope crashed to the ground..."

    • Yui Funami
      Yui Funami Hace 7 meses +5

      it would take a number beyond reckoning thousands to storm the keep
      ten thousand
      but my lord there is no such force

  • Tractor Corleone
    Tractor Corleone Hace un año +1476

    Very good idea, no chemical products, just natural 👍👍

    • Zed
      Zed Hace 7 meses

      @Old Mate Clipping wings doesn't harm the birds in anyway.

    • Old Mate
      Old Mate Hace 7 meses

      @Zed Clipped wings mate see there trying to fly away?

    • bidensucs bigdickskalmadrinkscum
      bidensucs bigdickskalmadrinkscum Hace 7 meses

      backwards country

    • jabber wolf
      jabber wolf Hace 7 meses

      @Ryan Perez Are you being sarcastic ??

    • ISOZero
      ISOZero Hace 7 meses

      @Terror Monster!

  • Ms. K Casey
    Ms. K Casey Hace 7 meses +2

    Genius. What a perfect example of a Beneficial Symbiotic Relationship. It would be wonderful if we could adopt more of these relationships in North America. We do use bees for the Avacado trees, and goats to clear hard-to-reach landscapes; but, this is on an entirely different level. What we can learn from our Global neighbors never ceases to amaze me.

  • kyote
    kyote Hace 7 meses +252

    Farmer: So how am I supposed to pay you guys?
    Lead Duck: just put on our bill...

    • nate borck
      nate borck Hace 7 meses +2

      Dumb joke, but I kinda cried I laughed so hard. Thank you for that!

    • Sean Blake
      Sean Blake Hace 7 meses +1

      LoL............... nice one

    • Robert Finnly
      Robert Finnly Hace 7 meses +1

      the typo makes it even better

    • CchewWitup
      CchewWitup Hace 7 meses +5

      u almost had that joke right

    • The Kings Son
      The Kings Son Hace 7 meses +1

      Good ☝️

  • Leo Tiritilli
    Leo Tiritilli Hace 8 meses +256

    “It would take a number beyond reckoning, thousands to storm the farm”

    “Tens of thousands”

    “But my lord there IS no such force”

  • Blindshiva
    Blindshiva Hace 7 meses +1

    This is how we integrate human needs and activities with nature. Bravo!!!

  • Adam N
    Adam N Hace 8 meses +73

    Interesting how they still like being close to each other in the field after being in the cages for so long.

    • Cousin Zeke
      Cousin Zeke Hace 7 meses +2

      @Dave Predators pick off stragglers rather than fight the mob.

    • Fastertrack
      Fastertrack Hace 7 meses +1

      Piccadilly Circus (London), duck variant.

    • Aermydach
      Aermydach Hace 7 meses +6

      @Dave They are flock, social animals. It's a basic survival strategy.

    • Dave
      Dave Hace 7 meses

      I was wondering the same thing. Why don't they spread out more?

    • Stefan Dingenouts
      Stefan Dingenouts Hace 7 meses +2

      ehm... they spend 20 days in a nursery before going to the field...

  • Jacob Robinson
    Jacob Robinson Hace 7 meses +41

    “It is an army bread for a single purpose”. To sustain the rice paddies of Thailand. They will be here by sunrise

    • A-niq azmi
      A-niq azmi Hace 7 meses +1

      I can hear Viggo saying this

  • JK
    JK Hace 7 meses +32

    So what you're saying is...the ducks are having a field day.

  • Vikram Razdan
    Vikram Razdan Hace 8 meses +143

    The Ducks are doing a fine job, and earning a living

  • Led Dred
    Led Dred Hace 7 meses +13

    Smart and natural the ducks will also fertilize the land. Maybe this would bring back some of our lost prairies using all kinds of animals

  • oof
    oof Hace 3 meses

    Absolutely amazing please treat those ducks with a wonderful life they are hard workers.

  • CiganyWeaver and her periwinklebluespacecaravan

    I've been searching for this video here on ESclips every day of my life, spending three or four hours at a stretch desperate to find this video about 10,000 ducks eating snails to help farmers in Thailand. Finally the search is a success! Drone footage of thousands of ducks in Thai rice paddies...I can finally sleep at night.

  • corujariousa
    corujariousa Hace 7 meses +1

    We need to adopt this type of solution in more places.

  • Kuala Rompin 🇲🇾
    Kuala Rompin 🇲🇾 Hace un año +1629

    If snails could dream, this would be their worst nightmare.

  • Mint Crisp
    Mint Crisp Hace 7 meses +2

    Just to clarify an issue some people have with this video, their wings are not clipped. This breed of duck is The Khaki Campbell, which typically is a bit of a heavy bird with wings too short to fly that well. They're similar to chickens in that while they can jump and use their wings to stay up for a short period of time, they use a lot of energy to do so, as a result they instead like to travel in flocks like you see in the video to appear larger and protect each other. Bit like sheep or penguins.

  • Ryan Baney
    Ryan Baney Hace 8 meses +1

    Oddly satisfying to watch. Need more videos like this.

  • R Sands
    R Sands Hace 8 meses +464

    6,000 wont be enough to break the lines of Mordor.

    ducks : how bout 10,000

  • fa vill
    fa vill Hace 2 meses

    This only works in tropical places like Thailand, Vietnam, the Philippines because the growing season is not followed by a harsh winter season. Note in the description that the ducks are in the fields for five months AFTER the rice has been harvested--in the US, Canada, and Europe--the five or so months after the harvest are our winter months--no bugs.

  • david cole
    david cole Hace un año +789

    this is how man and nature should work together no chemicals ducks and rice amazing

    • bangtu hauptilagie
      bangtu hauptilagie Hace un año

      @Merv it's not a you problem i assure you. where are you from?

    • Merv
      Merv Hace un año

      ​@bangtu hauptilagie Thing is, you didn't start by talking about your part of the world. You've made some sweeping (and sarcastic) statements about the beef industry in general that simply don't measure up to my experience. Fact is, where I'm from, your sarcastic comment falls on it's face. We do eat top quality grass fed beef, and we export it to the world too. Our dairy cattle don't spend any of thier lives in barns. They graze lush green pastures year round. And any supplementing of their feed is done purely for a balanced nutritional diet. In much the same way as any ideal pasture contains grain and legumes naturally. We have the space, and farmers adjust herd sizes according to the availability of water.

      So with all due respect my dude, it still sounds like a you problem. And when you say we this and we that, just know that we're not all in the same boat as you.

      I'm glad we can agree however that the world's growing dependence on soy and similar monocultures is deeply concerning. Whether we feed it to cows or send it straight to the heavily polluting factories that make fake food or concentrate it for the sugar they put in everything these days.

    • bangtu hauptilagie
      bangtu hauptilagie Hace un año +1

      @Merv dude 80% of soy that is planted world wide is used for feeding it to animals. i'm not from the US, i'm from central europe and while grass and hay are important food sources for cows here, we still feed them soy and corn especially for milk production but also for beef.
      "you sound like you need a bit of iron in your diet"
      may i ask why you think so? because i question the worlds meat consumption? btw, even if grazing is the primary form of beef farming in your country, it still needs more space and water. there is no way around it. and i'm no vegetarian myself. i just don't eat a lot of meat.

    • Merv
      Merv Hace un año

      @bangtu hauptilagie Sounds like a you problem... In my country, grazing is the primary form of beef farming as well. Probably why we sell so much of it to the US. You should try some. You seem like you need a bit of iron in your diet. And maybe cut down on the salt... lol.

    • bangtu hauptilagie
      bangtu hauptilagie Hace un año

      @Icof onoldpeople copy paste didn't work here it is again for you
      "Most Beef Cattle Are fed Soy Most of the beef cattle raised in the US are fed soy , along with other grains, when they hit the feed lot. Soyfeed is very cheap and causes the animals to gain weight quickly. This is true not only for conventional cattle , but for many cattle that are sold as organic or “natural.”

  • Smash Media & Apps
    Smash Media & Apps Hace 7 meses +1

    This is really cool and inspiring!

  • ShinJing
    ShinJing Hace 7 meses +2

    It must to feel so good when you're the one duck that are leading the whole pack

    • Grover
      Grover Hace 6 meses

      Except you'd probably be afraid to stop marching to actually eat!

  • N Cage
    N Cage Hace 8 meses +3

    Genius! Simple environmentally friendly and a really efficient.

    • N Cage
      N Cage Hace 7 meses

      I thought the idea genius, I've no doubt those ducks are reared to eat and would be culled within a year? I'm afraid the reality of transporting live stock where ever in the world, especially in poor countries is by diesel trucks? As for mentioning bird flu, I'm sure that could be said for any animal in the food chain, yet another reality? I would of thought these points would of been a given? Other than the salty tone there wasn't much to the reply. Have a nice day.

    • Rostislav Svoboda
      Rostislav Svoboda Hace 7 meses

      Uhm, a diesel truck is not that great and keeping and feeding thousands of ducks the whole year around just to release them on the fields for a short period of time after the harvest. Hmm, not sure. Plus, remember the bird flu?

  • Daisy
    Daisy Hace 7 meses

    Excellent partnership! Enjoyable to watch also! Thanks 👍

  • hebneh
    hebneh Hace un año +690

    I would not have known that ducks could be herded like that, particularly onto trucks.

    • CBDa Great For *Anxiety *Pain *Depression *Sleep!!
      CBDa Great For *Anxiety *Pain *Depression *Sleep!! Hace 7 meses

      This is like Thanksgiving for the ducks!!!

    • humboldthammer
      humboldthammer Hace 7 meses

      @Melody's Everything Over 93% of men and women are nearly deaf and blind spiritually. That's NORMAL. They "see" and "hear" nothing, except perhaps, once or twice in a lifetime, while asleep. That's NORMAL. That's why it is such a serious SIN to mislead the sheep. How will they escape?
      Why take my word for anything? Exercise YOUR FAITH -- speak with THY GOD -- not THE god -- to get in shape for the awakening.

    • Melody's Everything
      Melody's Everything Hace 7 meses

      @humboldthammer - Your interpretation of the Bible end times is off. You say that you have knowledge no else knows but the Bible said that God's own people will know and understand as the events unfold collectively and cohesively, even if they don't talk to each other about it because it is the Holy Spirit that gives them that understanding and insight. If you say that you are getting info no one else is getting from God then it's wrong.

    • humboldthammer
      humboldthammer Hace 8 meses

      @Superguy55 drahos Masks are a distraction. The Republican Church and the Republican Party face the devil's dilemma. I write about God -- not politics.

    • Superguy55 drahos
      Superguy55 drahos Hace 8 meses +1

      @humboldthammer ducks dont learn to fly it is soley based on instinct very much like humans will walk at age 2 years and 3 months we dont wear masks either team Trump

  • Dash Royal
    Dash Royal Hace 7 meses

    great way to have nature work together.

  • Shams
    Shams Hace 7 meses

    Love indigenous tech that helps address many issues in the safest and quickest possible way.

    MAY CLARK Hace 7 meses

    Hope to see more brilliant ideas to benefit both humans & animals in nature way . 👍👍👍👍

  • Rahul Sharma
    Rahul Sharma Hace 7 meses +42

    the flock looks like a river flowing, crazy how nature imitates same pattern

    • Rahul Sharma
      Rahul Sharma Hace 7 meses +2

      @Herman Wooster true, but maybe also probability that works always almost the sam

    • Herman Wooster
      Herman Wooster Hace 7 meses +4

      Paths of least resistance.

  • jnuval
    jnuval Hace un año +674

    Sustainable farming at its finest. Sometimes the old ways are best.

    • Sorawit Siangjaeo
      Sorawit Siangjaeo Hace 7 meses

      @John Clemens P. Rubi The breeder in the video said he didn't feed them early on if they released the ducks to "clean" rice paddies. If they're not good at finding food, I guess they just magically grow then. They may be a bunch of quacks but they're not incompetent you know. :)

    • mwnciboo
      mwnciboo Hace 8 meses

      Like calling an unpopular woman a "Witch" and then we *Burn her* - Old ways are the best! Or like - when we were illiterate, or died for lack of clean water, or the Plague...Good times!

    • R3D0RAC13
      R3D0RAC13 Hace 8 meses

      And its adorable.

    • Fnutek
      Fnutek Hace 8 meses

      @Andrew Wade Depends what chemicals in some cases

    • Fnutek
      Fnutek Hace 8 meses

      @Andrew Wade What was the subject of the PhD?

  • Justin Braham
    Justin Braham Hace 6 meses

    Thats such a clever environmentally friendly way whoever came up with that idea is a genius very cool

  • Ben Felgate
    Ben Felgate Hace 8 meses +235

    "But Sir, there is no such force"

  • Savak
    Savak Hace 7 meses +2

    look at that when you let nature just be nature the circle of life is so perfect

  • jay jay
    jay jay Hace 7 meses

    What a great responsibility for the lead duck 🦆

  • dn
    dn Hace 7 meses +18

    "You don't have a slug problem, you have a duck deficiency." - Bill Mollison

  • Henry Galusha
    Henry Galusha Hace 7 meses +2

    I'm a avid duck hunter, that owns ducks to reduce bugs and anything else they'll eat around the house. Chickens help to. Also duck eggs are so good for baking and just to eat like a regular chicken egg

  • Badlands Builder
    Badlands Builder Hace 7 meses +5

    Imagine being a snail and waking up to another peaceful day in paradise… and then seeing this approaching

  • B G
    B G Hace 7 meses

    I've never seen a herd of ducks before... amazing

  • Wolfpackflt670
    Wolfpackflt670 Hace un año +2987

    So they took the ducks on a field trip.

  • Matthijs N
    Matthijs N Hace 8 meses +8

    That outsider duck on the far right side on 0:22 is like me when I was in high school; struggling to fit in but then stopped and realised I don't have to, I am who I am - different but unique :D

  • captcrunch
    captcrunch Hace 7 meses

    so cute im glad youtube recommended this

  • practical intuition
    practical intuition Hace 7 meses +10

    These ducks have an awesome life. Lol. Their job is literally, to eat all day and hang out with your buddies. Can you imagine? Lmao!

    • sabelch
      sabelch Hace 7 meses +1

      And eventually it's their turn to be eaten.

  • Rajanbir Singh
    Rajanbir Singh Hace 7 meses

    Probably the best example of humans and animals working together to keep this earth sustainable.

  • Marski
    Marski Hace un año +2543

    Media: "Wow the ducks are so considerate to help the rice farms!"

    Ducks: *"Looks like meat's back on the menu boys"*

    • M P
      M P Hace 7 meses

      expeciall the one jumping o the fence (0:05)

    • M P
      M P Hace 7 meses


    • albert_the_cool
      albert_the_cool Hace 7 meses +1

      DUCKS....... ASSEMBLE

    • The Vile
      The Vile Hace 7 meses

      @Maciej R I like hydroponics.

    • Bryce Lynds
      Bryce Lynds Hace 7 meses

      Instead of Roaring they quack to show they agree

  • Indepenskter
    Indepenskter Hace 7 meses +3

    I have to wake up to go to work in a few hours yet I’m here watching 10,000 ducks…….worth it😎

  • Sharon Betts
    Sharon Betts Hace 7 meses

    Wow that's amazing!! Naturally!!

  • Bharat Thapa
    Bharat Thapa Hace 7 meses

    So lovely to see them rushing to go first into vehicle to secure windows seat.

  • Thomas Grabowski
    Thomas Grabowski Hace 7 meses +3

    Beautiful. I love harmonious symbiosis. This is a great example of what we can achieve if we work with the motha! Motha nature baby! :D !!!!!

  • R HN
    R HN Hace 7 meses +1

    😀 Special force for rice farms
    I love how they embarked on to the truck

  • Pho TWENTY
    Pho TWENTY Hace 7 meses

    great teamwork!! those ducks look happy as well

  • paddotk
    paddotk Hace 7 meses +80

    If that flock would surround me, I'd be a sitting duck.

  • Malcolm Hardwick
    Malcolm Hardwick Hace 7 meses +1

    I love how they are all clambering about to see outside the truck !

  • Caleb Janus
    Caleb Janus Hace un año +328

    Those ducks riding in trucks after work really hits home.

    • Melody's Everything
      Melody's Everything Hace 7 meses

      Try commuting by subway during rush hour in NYC. That's what I had to do for years!

    • Adam K
      Adam K Hace 7 meses

      I hear a country song about it now.

    • user936
      user936 Hace 8 meses

      @eve ruby nom nomnomnom!

    • hellomynameisjoao
      hellomynameisjoao Hace 8 meses +2

      @Trumpendeous That breed of duck cant fly very well, they only do it if extremely stressed

    • Trumpendeous
      Trumpendeous Hace un año

      @Unoriginal because they are having their wings cut off at birth.

  • TnT FoX
    TnT FoX Hace 8 meses +11

    I like this idea, we should load up free range chickens on a truck, release them into vacant fields to control deer ticks and other pests! Better eggs is just a bonus.

    • sprock
      sprock Hace 8 meses

      @Cindy K. do you think someone is going to steal a bunch of chickens to do this?

    • TnT FoX
      TnT FoX Hace 8 meses

      @Cindy K. I said happy chickens. If you have your chickens locked up with dry grain you wont get good eggs, even if they are your own.

    • Cindy K.
      Cindy K. Hace 8 meses

      @TnT FoX No best eggs are the ones you pick from your own chickens. You know what goes in them, how they're treated.

    • TnT FoX
      TnT FoX Hace 8 meses +2

      @Jotunn I get the fancy eggs from Whole Foods that has a url to the chickens that laid the eggs lol.
      360 camera showing the chickens foraging for bugs and seeds.
      Best eggs are from happy chickens

    • Jotunn
      Jotunn Hace 8 meses +1

      Lots of farmers are already doing this! There are trailer coops made just for this purpose. More than pests, chickens can completely strip land of everything, including poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac in no time flat. They will leave nothing but the trees and dirt, thoroughly re-fertilized by their poop. Along with dust bath divots in places but what can you do.

  • Terry TT
    Terry TT Hace 7 meses

    They are so beneficial, lively, cute and delicious(when roasted). 😋😁✌️

  • LivvieLynn
    LivvieLynn Hace 7 meses +1

    Daww... it's nice to know the little duckies have a happy life before being turned into nom noms.

  • Frances Bernard
    Frances Bernard Hace 7 meses +1

    Amazing. Next time I eat rice for dinner I am going to be feeling all the more thankful for the rice.

  • Suyash J
    Suyash J Hace un año +7310

    "Sir, the harvesting is complete"

    *Giant pause followed by intake of breath*

    "Release the Quacken"

  • dave StationUk
    dave StationUk Hace 7 meses +1

    We can all agree that we loved watching this

  • Mohammad Asad Khan
    Mohammad Asad Khan Hace 7 meses

    Great, may God save them and all of us from the Clutches of Pesticide Companies who have not only polluted our crops and food but also natural resources.

  • Unperson
    Unperson Hace 7 meses

    I love these ducks. This video wins hearts and minds. This is a great video. Hey ESclips send me more (real) good news, please.

  • Saradomian Campbell
    Saradomian Campbell Hace 7 meses

    My true animal family!

  • WelcomeTo Life
    WelcomeTo Life Hace un año +117

    Genius Thai people living with nature and gives back. Salute

    • ja gibs
      ja gibs Hace un año

      in america they shoot them for sport.

    • clray123
      clray123 Hace un año

      @Captain Splatter using GMO foods maybe?

    • KarenAB.
      KarenAB. Hace un año

      @Holly Hilt @Baba Yaga 👍👍Finally somebody says something in defense of the poor animals.

    • KarenAB.
      KarenAB. Hace un año

      Exactly HollyHill and Babayaga !,they are being used, like the video said these people are duck breeders that are factory farming these animals who don't have a say so in the matter, for food. I can't imagine the living conditions those poor animals are made to stand when they aren't allowed out to clean the field! It's horrific, too many people are ignorant to the suffering in these farming situations. It disgusts and saddens me. I think most human beings truly feel that we own the earth so to speak, that the animals and the resources of our planet are here for our use and to do with it what we please, but that could not be further from the truth. Our planet is billions of years old, there have only been human beings for thousands of years which is a minuscule blip in time. A totally insignificant amount of time when you look at the whole picture. To try and assert the notion that we show up on this planet hundreds and hundreds of millions of years after other animals have been living on this planet and say OK ,we're the reason that these animals are here and this earth is here. It defies logic, it's stupid, and it's ignorant. I hope young people will really take the time to think and ask themselves ,"does really make ANY sense?".
      We've made some strides as humans and evolved a little in the way we think about and treat our fellow man, things that were ok long ago are shocking to us now, so Im hoping humans will evolve in the way they see and treat animals as well. I hope factory farming (animal abuse etc ), will be just as shocking as slavery, stoning people, marriage at age 12 for girls, horrific medieval torture , drowning women to see if they are a witch, crucifixion, etc..Lets keep evolving!

    • Heidy Yamileth Dorado Correa
      Heidy Yamileth Dorado Correa Hace un año +1

      "salute" whit the pic of a bear waving his paw

  • GreenCanvasInteriorscape
    GreenCanvasInteriorscape Hace 7 meses +3

    Imagine if they had wings how quickly they'd get to the paddies

    • James Bishop
      James Bishop Hace 7 meses

      @Jon Blund trutru....i realized my blunder after i sent :)

    • Jon Blund
      Jon Blund Hace 7 meses

      @James Bishop Still have wings lol.

    • James Bishop
      James Bishop Hace 7 meses +1

      @Jon Blund they have prob been clipped....

    • Jon Blund
      Jon Blund Hace 7 meses +1

      They do have wings :D

  • Mas Mur 137: 8-9
    Mas Mur 137: 8-9 Hace 7 meses +7

    The pesticide factory must have cried seeing this

    ZAPSTER Hace 7 meses +16

    Duck 1:”Pondor calls for aid”
    Duck king:”They shall have it”

  • catshadowdragon
    catshadowdragon Hace 7 meses

    I don't know why, but I love close up shots of large groups of ducks doing their waddle march. Just something so silly about the way the move their little legs.

  • mspizza1531
    mspizza1531 Hace un año +125

    The eggs from that breed are larger than a chicken’s egg, and are very nutritious.

    Edit: you don’t have to eat eggs that’s not what I’m saying. I raised Khaki Campbell ducks for 4-H so I figured I’d share a fact I knew about the breed.

    • Andreia Rodrigues
      Andreia Rodrigues Hace un año

      @C Man Before 1900 people didn't eat as many animal products like we do now. Plus their diets were more rich in fiber.
      Average life spans increased because the "conditions" improved overall (acess to clean treated water, acess to food, etc), acess to healthcare and meds... Wanna know what else increased? Being overweight is getting more common in the majority of countries along with many diseases that can be cured and prevented if people ate at least 90% of whole plant based foods. The ideal is to have less than 10% of animals products and minize processed junk along with unrefined or refined oils.

    • C Man
      C Man Hace un año +1

      ​@Human Parasite You're pretty dumb if you think heart disease mainly comes from meat and raw animal products. Before 1900 heart disease was practically unheard of, even though humans ate meat then too.

      Your karma theory is also full of holes. Our average life spans actually increased, even after meat consumption skyrocketed.

      How is anyone supposed to take you seriously?

    • Human Parasite
      Human Parasite Hace un año

      @MarkK hate people that speak for the voiceless.

    • Human Parasite
      Human Parasite Hace un año

      @C Man heart disease. #1 killer. Karma for eating the animals.

    • Killber Amazuki
      Killber Amazuki Hace un año +2

      @Andreia Rodrigues Nope, I don't wanna look like a dead person like most vegans. Why would I eat a lot of these variety of plants to get enough proteins when I can get it from eating 2 eggs. I've been eating eggs for 20 years and I'm fine. I love meats as much as I love food plants but I can't live with just eating one of them. So you go vegan and I'll stay as a normal human being, how nature created me, an omnivore.

  • Caresi
    Caresi Hace 7 meses +1

    Am I the only one spending the majority of the time watching this video to wonder how none of the ducks flew away..? :O

  • OPDestroyer 93
    OPDestroyer 93 Hace 8 meses +87

    When you're at the park and you have a piece of bread.

    • Pvshka
      Pvshka Hace 7 meses +2

      @dark14life no, it's not, that's an urban myth. They can eat bread just fine. The problems start if they eat ONLY bread for prolonged periods of time, just like any diet consisting of a single item.

    • dark14life
      dark14life Hace 8 meses +1

      Don't feed ducks bread. It's actually bad for them.

    • G - Boi
      G - Boi Hace 8 meses +3

      You better start running then😝😂🤣.

  • J tecate
    J tecate Hace 7 meses

    Beautiful animals

  • Jared Lim
    Jared Lim Hace 8 meses

    an army of well disciplined and obedient ducks!

  • Chac Mool
    Chac Mool Hace 7 meses

    Is this the most efficient use of ducks? At first glance, it looks to me that one huge group is a suboptimal solution from the perspectives of both feeding the ducks and clearing pests in as much area-time as possible.

  • mugensamurai
    mugensamurai Hace 7 meses +1

    I have a new found appreciation for ducks.

  • Da Jo
    Da Jo Hace 7 meses +1

    Just Absolutely Amazing

  • The Rogue Admiral
    The Rogue Admiral Hace 7 meses +1

    SO MUCH QUACKING! I can only imagine how loud that is, it already seems pretty intense from the video, which probably isnt even capturing it all.

  • Mathew Franco
    Mathew Franco Hace un año +310

    That first duck going back to the cages almost hit his head. He forgot to duck lol 😂

    • Pete
      Pete Hace 8 meses

      Wish I knew how to post a face palm emoji :)

    • W S
      W S Hace un año +2

      You just scored a duck for your great joke

    • lisa
      lisa Hace un año

      Lam but funny as the first one thousand times. 😀

      JERRY RICHARDSON Hace un año

      Awful but voted up.

    • Angela Kok
      Angela Kok Hace un año +1


  • James Bishop
    James Bishop Hace 7 meses

    i wanna live there

  • Michael G
    Michael G Hace 7 meses

    I love ducks. This much quack makes my heart glad

  • Adam K
    Adam K Hace 7 meses

    Almost a dream job, to be a Duck Herder.

    I could quack open a cold one watching the boys.

  • Jay- Rus
    Jay- Rus Hace 7 meses

    Keep up the good work, because our family eats a LOT of rice. 😁

  • Mububban23
    Mububban23 Hace un año +300

    That is adorable. Unless you’re a snail. Then it would be terrifying. Imagine seeing 10,000 T-Rexes stampeding towards you 😳

    • Jak 765
      Jak 765 Hace 11 meses +1

      @Happy Fox Nope. Most domestic duck are bred to have small wings and fat body so they can't fly unlike their wild mallard counterpart. And no one in this world would cut a duckling's wing.

    • Happy Fox
      Happy Fox Hace un año

      Or a duck, first tjing you see out of the egg is a guy with scissors to cut your wings off

    • mohamed sabiq
      mohamed sabiq Hace un año

      @eric green 🤣

    • Jay House
      Jay House Hace un año +1

      yup.....unless you're an adorable snail

    • rtingdds
      rtingdds Hace un año +6

      and you can't run!

  • Seriously It’s Sara
    Seriously It’s Sara Hace 7 meses

    Wait... so they only do this once, for 5 months, every 3 years?! Thats a sad life if you think about it :(

  • Juan Lagarde
    Juan Lagarde Hace 7 meses

    The duck droppings also help to fertilize the ground.

  • Kendra Smith
    Kendra Smith Hace 7 meses

    HOw cute they are, they just went out for a mission and they just go to the truck back again thats great

  • Basu Tapas
    Basu Tapas Hace 7 meses

    Wow..ducks r doing excellent 👌 job to help the farmers. It seems they r on Duty😛

  • TQM
    TQM Hace un año +4

    This is incredible. I hope these sustainable farming practices can continue to flourish

  • Frank Lopez
    Frank Lopez Hace 7 meses +1

    Doing it the right way!👍

  • znpower
    znpower Hace 7 meses

    How disciplined they are? They know exactly what to do? Professional ducks!

  • Kartoffelbrei
    Kartoffelbrei Hace 7 meses +1

    The duck density is enormeous

  • The Ikhwan Hafiz
    The Ikhwan Hafiz Hace 7 meses

    This is what we call symbiosis 👍🏻

  • amy he
    amy he Hace 8 meses +21

    I'm just surprised that these ducks look so excited going... back to the cage
    It shows that the owner don't abuse the animals. Love it!

    • sprock
      sprock Hace 8 meses

      Im surprised you have an opinion at all. I seriously doubt you know anything at all about the topic. You act like ducks are going to go on strike or something if their living conditions aren't ideal according to some arbitrary humans standard.

    • Manored
      Manored Hace 8 meses +3

      I think they just look excited all the time, and they keep walking because everyone else is walking.