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Duck Fishing

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New game of the century. 

 

My ducks are hand fed at least once a day when I go out to deal with other animals.  I go through their pen on the way so I stop to chat.  I've discovered something very entertaining.

 

My ducks are very outgoing, so I don't know if this would work with ducks that weren't as confident in asserting themselves towards humans.

 

When I hand feed, I actually have to push ducks BACK or they'll get so under my feet they get stepped on.  I sit on a bale or even on the ground if it's dry out.  They already allow me to pet them.

 

Since I am the food lady, they assume I have something somewhere for them and I'm holding out on them.  After I ran out of food I noticed the string on my sweatshirt becomes the next thing to try to eat, so I took it out and held it with a little "worm" hanging out of my hand.  Ducks grab sweatshirt string worm, I grab ducks.  Dang they're fat.  But soft.

 

Huzzah, lap full of ducky goodness.  I've decided to lap train them by giving the captured duck treats.

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post #3 of 4
That's crazy
My ducks would never let me do that
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speaking from experience watch out for duck splatter bombs :) Luckily I'm almost always wearing overalls or coveralls.

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