Can i have a couple of ducks with 2 feeder pigs?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by OkChickens, Jun 19, 2011.

  1. OkChickens

    OkChickens Orpingtons Are Us

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    I have 3 Rouen ducks 1 drake and 2 hens can I have them in the same pen with 2 feeder pigs? I am wondering because I have noticed they will eat everything that is green. I call them my little weedeaters! Haha is this possible to do this? Thanks!

    Nate
     
  2. Big Dreamer

    Big Dreamer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What kinda pigs?
     
  3. critterranch

    critterranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes it is totally possible. what age you going to slaughter the pigs? does not sound good at all really.
     
  4. SlowMoneyFarm

    SlowMoneyFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wouldn't - have had pigs try to kill not only poultry but lambs. Old timers 100 years ago when losing a draft horse pulled it into the hog pen to finish. [​IMG] If they go after the ducklings it'll be too late to stop it then.
     
  5. Baymule

    Baymule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pigs are omniverous. Duckling anyone?
     
  6. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

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    The pigs will appreciate it. They love poultry. Yum yum.
     
  7. OkChickens

    OkChickens Orpingtons Are Us

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    Well what my plan is to raise the feeder pigs with full grown ducks. I'm getting a few pigs to raise for butcher this fall. I'm curious if the pigs will bother or be bothered by the ducks?

    Nate
     
  8. Mom 2em All

    Mom 2em All Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We had three suicidal turkeys be eaten by our pigs.
    I understand that the first turkey did not know what would happen if he flew down into the pig pen.
    But the second one watched, and then flew down...

    and then the third one did too.
    [​IMG]

    The pigs were very happy.
     
  9. StevenW.

    StevenW. Lovin' My Quackers!

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    Pigs are Omnivores they eat both plants and meat.
    I see your pigs eating the ducks and eventually having a taste for meat again.
     
  10. poultryfan73

    poultryfan73 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thats a verrry bad idea...gurantee the ducks will get eaten
     

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