coots

Discussion in 'Ornamental Fowl (Swans, etc.)' started by Thebirdwisperr, Jan 24, 2014.

  1. Thebirdwisperr

    Thebirdwisperr Chirping

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    Does anyone know were I could get a pair of coot birds? I had gone duck hunting this year and accidently shot a coot and I've been hooked on trying to get a pair as pets. Also could they stay with ducks?


    Any info would help,
    Thebirdwisperr​
     
  2. Speceider

    Speceider Songster

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    Coots require different permits than ducks in the US.. ..a special use permit.. .could keep them with ducks, but I would not recommend it.

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  3. Thebirdwisperr

    Thebirdwisperr Chirping

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    Would the ducks hurt them or would they give them diseases? I thought that they would be fine because they coexist in the wild. I mean the one that I shot came into my friends duck decoys! Do you know where I could get some?


    Thanks so much for the info,
    Thebirdwisperr​
     
  4. Speceider

    Speceider Songster

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    Do not know where to get any.. ..breeders had to have special use permit and you would have to have one. I have kept them and they are very territorial, so I would not suggest keeping them with ducks.


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  5. Thebirdwisperr

    Thebirdwisperr Chirping

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    Ok. thanks for your help.
     

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