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post #31 of 39
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We're hoping to come visit you around the same time next year... Hope you don't mind if I swing over to visit my sister's family and mom for 6 days or so as long as I'm there... :gig


Edited by Tevyes Dad - 12/16/16 at 3:24pm
15 ducks (Click to show)
4 Runners: Entie (Faun & White), Dove (Chocolate), Mystique (Blue) and Noir (Black)
3 Rouens: Tella, Ettie and the Drake Kaine
2 Swedish: Roxette (Blue) and Greta (Black)
1 Cayuga: Pocahontas
1 Buff Orpington: Latte
1 Khaki Campbell: Casey
1 Welsh Harlequin: Rhiannon
1 Pekin: Allie
1 White Crested Drake: Tevye

Sugar Momma & Daddy: Yvonne, Tony

Check out our baby book:jumpy.gifhtt...jumpy.gif

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15 ducks (Click to show)
4 Runners: Entie (Faun & White), Dove (Chocolate), Mystique (Blue) and Noir (Black)
3 Rouens: Tella, Ettie and the Drake Kaine
2 Swedish: Roxette (Blue) and Greta (Black)
1 Cayuga: Pocahontas
1 Buff Orpington: Latte
1 Khaki Campbell: Casey
1 Welsh Harlequin: Rhiannon
1 Pekin: Allie
1 White Crested Drake: Tevye

Sugar Momma & Daddy: Yvonne, Tony

Check out our baby book:jumpy.gifhtt...jumpy.gif

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post #32 of 39
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Originally Posted by Tevyes Dad View Post
 

We're hoping to come visit you around the same time next year... Hope you don't mind if I swing over to visit my sister's family and mom for 6 days or so as long as I'm there... :gig

Oh great  news please feel free to stay over night here too. But we'll let you go and visit family while your here.;)

 Western N.C ~ 19 chickens= EE's, Game, variety of bantams,1Light Brahma, 2 Black Australorps . 5 Muscovy ducks, 6 Indian Runners and 2 Buff Orpington Ducks, 1 Embden gander,1 Toulouse goose , 3 mini Dachshunds, 2 mixed breed, pond goldfish,  and a wonderful Husband who makes it all possible..

 

~We are Precious in His Sight.~

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 Western N.C ~ 19 chickens= EE's, Game, variety of bantams,1Light Brahma, 2 Black Australorps . 5 Muscovy ducks, 6 Indian Runners and 2 Buff Orpington Ducks, 1 Embden gander,1 Toulouse goose , 3 mini Dachshunds, 2 mixed breed, pond goldfish,  and a wonderful Husband who makes it all possible..

 

~We are Precious in His Sight.~

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post #33 of 39
Thread Starter 

This is a bad time for predators here!  There has been a fairly heavy snow cover that hasn't gone away and temps have been going negative for quite a while.  That means the rodent activity is way down so there are fewer opportunities for the predators that prey on them. I am really glad we got the secure kennel up.  There was a bobcat sighted across the street (They don't normally come in this far) and our local bald eagle is looking around:

 

 


Duckies aren't going to have much freedom for a while.  If we have a nice day, they may have some supervised time out, but only if we are there... and possibly armed.

15 ducks (Click to show)
4 Runners: Entie (Faun & White), Dove (Chocolate), Mystique (Blue) and Noir (Black)
3 Rouens: Tella, Ettie and the Drake Kaine
2 Swedish: Roxette (Blue) and Greta (Black)
1 Cayuga: Pocahontas
1 Buff Orpington: Latte
1 Khaki Campbell: Casey
1 Welsh Harlequin: Rhiannon
1 Pekin: Allie
1 White Crested Drake: Tevye

Sugar Momma & Daddy: Yvonne, Tony

Check out our baby book:jumpy.gifhtt...jumpy.gif

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15 ducks (Click to show)
4 Runners: Entie (Faun & White), Dove (Chocolate), Mystique (Blue) and Noir (Black)
3 Rouens: Tella, Ettie and the Drake Kaine
2 Swedish: Roxette (Blue) and Greta (Black)
1 Cayuga: Pocahontas
1 Buff Orpington: Latte
1 Khaki Campbell: Casey
1 Welsh Harlequin: Rhiannon
1 Pekin: Allie
1 White Crested Drake: Tevye

Sugar Momma & Daddy: Yvonne, Tony

Check out our baby book:jumpy.gifhtt...jumpy.gif

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post #34 of 39

We have days - usually the high-traffic raptor migration days - when the ducks don't get their casual amble around the woods time - they go straight from the night pen to the day pen.  I have received no complaints about that.

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post #35 of 39
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Originally Posted by Amiga View Post
 

We have days - usually the high-traffic raptor migration days - when the ducks don't get their casual amble around the woods time - they go straight from the night pen to the day pen.  I have received no complaints about that.

This winter has been bad.  Usually it gets this cold, but there are some warmer days in between where rodents frolic, duckies swim and predators fill their bellies.  It's been about 1-1/2 months since the last real reprieve so rodents are sleeping, ducks are grumpy and predators are hungry.

 

Sunday it's supposed to get up to 27F, maybe they can have a pool for a couple hours then...


Edited by Tevyes Dad - 1/5/17 at 10:56am
15 ducks (Click to show)
4 Runners: Entie (Faun & White), Dove (Chocolate), Mystique (Blue) and Noir (Black)
3 Rouens: Tella, Ettie and the Drake Kaine
2 Swedish: Roxette (Blue) and Greta (Black)
1 Cayuga: Pocahontas
1 Buff Orpington: Latte
1 Khaki Campbell: Casey
1 Welsh Harlequin: Rhiannon
1 Pekin: Allie
1 White Crested Drake: Tevye

Sugar Momma & Daddy: Yvonne, Tony

Check out our baby book:jumpy.gifhtt...jumpy.gif

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15 ducks (Click to show)
4 Runners: Entie (Faun & White), Dove (Chocolate), Mystique (Blue) and Noir (Black)
3 Rouens: Tella, Ettie and the Drake Kaine
2 Swedish: Roxette (Blue) and Greta (Black)
1 Cayuga: Pocahontas
1 Buff Orpington: Latte
1 Khaki Campbell: Casey
1 Welsh Harlequin: Rhiannon
1 Pekin: Allie
1 White Crested Drake: Tevye

Sugar Momma & Daddy: Yvonne, Tony

Check out our baby book:jumpy.gifhtt...jumpy.gif

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post #36 of 39
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This winter has been bad.  Usually it gets this cold, but there are some warmer days in between where rodents frolic, duckies swim and predators fill their bellies.  It's been about 1-1/2 months since the last real reprieve so rodents are sleeping, ducks are grumpy and predators are hungry.

 

Sunday it's supposed to get up to 27F, maybe they can have a pool for a couple hours then...

That sounds like a heat wave for your neck of the woods.

 

That Eagle is gorgeous, Just hope he/she moves on. 

 

Hawks are the worst here this time of year no leaves on the trees  for the flock to hide under. I have the predator flapping in the breeze sure hope it helps. 

 Western N.C ~ 19 chickens= EE's, Game, variety of bantams,1Light Brahma, 2 Black Australorps . 5 Muscovy ducks, 6 Indian Runners and 2 Buff Orpington Ducks, 1 Embden gander,1 Toulouse goose , 3 mini Dachshunds, 2 mixed breed, pond goldfish,  and a wonderful Husband who makes it all possible..

 

~We are Precious in His Sight.~

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 Western N.C ~ 19 chickens= EE's, Game, variety of bantams,1Light Brahma, 2 Black Australorps . 5 Muscovy ducks, 6 Indian Runners and 2 Buff Orpington Ducks, 1 Embden gander,1 Toulouse goose , 3 mini Dachshunds, 2 mixed breed, pond goldfish,  and a wonderful Husband who makes it all possible..

 

~We are Precious in His Sight.~

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post #37 of 39
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Originally Posted by Miss Lydia View Post
 

That sounds like a heat wave for your neck of the woods.

 

That Eagle is gorgeous, Just hope he/she moves on. 

 

Hawks are the worst here this time of year no leaves on the trees  for the flock to hide under. I have the predator flapping in the breeze sure hope it helps. 

I think that's the girl, there is usually a couple.  The male is the smaller one.  That tree usually has some type of predatory bird on it all year around, but usually they easily get gophers and wouldn't bother with a duck, plus the ducks have lots of cover, and for the time they are in the secure area and are.... um... secure.  I only worry now because the gophers and mice are all hiding underground and have been for quite a while.

15 ducks (Click to show)
4 Runners: Entie (Faun & White), Dove (Chocolate), Mystique (Blue) and Noir (Black)
3 Rouens: Tella, Ettie and the Drake Kaine
2 Swedish: Roxette (Blue) and Greta (Black)
1 Cayuga: Pocahontas
1 Buff Orpington: Latte
1 Khaki Campbell: Casey
1 Welsh Harlequin: Rhiannon
1 Pekin: Allie
1 White Crested Drake: Tevye

Sugar Momma & Daddy: Yvonne, Tony

Check out our baby book:jumpy.gifhtt...jumpy.gif

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15 ducks (Click to show)
4 Runners: Entie (Faun & White), Dove (Chocolate), Mystique (Blue) and Noir (Black)
3 Rouens: Tella, Ettie and the Drake Kaine
2 Swedish: Roxette (Blue) and Greta (Black)
1 Cayuga: Pocahontas
1 Buff Orpington: Latte
1 Khaki Campbell: Casey
1 Welsh Harlequin: Rhiannon
1 Pekin: Allie
1 White Crested Drake: Tevye

Sugar Momma & Daddy: Yvonne, Tony

Check out our baby book:jumpy.gifhtt...jumpy.gif

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post #38 of 39
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Originally Posted by Tevyes Dad View Post
 

I think that's the girl, there is usually a couple.  The male is the smaller one.  That tree usually has some type of predatory bird on it all year around, but usually they easily get gophers and wouldn't bother with a duck, plus the ducks have lots of cover, and for the time they are in the secure area and are.... um... secure.  I only worry now because the gophers and mice are all hiding underground and have been for quite a while.

Actually I don't have a predator flapping in the breeze but predator tape. 

 

We've only seen Eagles around here maybe 3 Times  they love to fly along the river. 

 Western N.C ~ 19 chickens= EE's, Game, variety of bantams,1Light Brahma, 2 Black Australorps . 5 Muscovy ducks, 6 Indian Runners and 2 Buff Orpington Ducks, 1 Embden gander,1 Toulouse goose , 3 mini Dachshunds, 2 mixed breed, pond goldfish,  and a wonderful Husband who makes it all possible..

 

~We are Precious in His Sight.~

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 Western N.C ~ 19 chickens= EE's, Game, variety of bantams,1Light Brahma, 2 Black Australorps . 5 Muscovy ducks, 6 Indian Runners and 2 Buff Orpington Ducks, 1 Embden gander,1 Toulouse goose , 3 mini Dachshunds, 2 mixed breed, pond goldfish,  and a wonderful Husband who makes it all possible..

 

~We are Precious in His Sight.~

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post #39 of 39
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Originally Posted by Tevyes Dad View Post
 

This winter has been bad.  Usually it gets this cold, but there are some warmer days in between where rodents frolic, duckies swim and predators fill their bellies.  It's been about 1-1/2 months since the last real reprieve so rodents are sleeping, ducks are grumpy and predators are hungry.

 

Sunday it's supposed to get up to 27F, maybe they can have a pool for a couple hours then...


2010 - 2011 was like that here.  Three feet of snow on the ground.  We did not shovel paths, we shovelled out the canyons.  My legs are only 28 inches long.  They are good legs, though.  Reach the ground, good and strong, get me where I need to go.


Edited by Amiga - 1/5/17 at 6:46pm

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