Count Blackula is undead.

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Enigmius, Jun 5, 2019.

  1. Enigmius

    Enigmius Songster

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    I let my ducks out this morning into their controlled duck yard.
    An hour later all the remained of Count Blackula were a few feathers outside the duck yard about 15 feet away.

    I’m so devastated. He was so sweet and had a beautiful voice.
    I’m completely beside myself. I feel like I let him and his ladies down.
     

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  2. Helloworld

    Helloworld Songster

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    No, nature takes its course. Predators are the main reason I keep geese for my ducks. I have a fox hole with a family living across the rd from my driveway. They don’t like the sound of the geese, their hissing or size. I am sorry for your loss. That really sucks. Maybe their area can be covered with bird netting?
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    I am so sorry to hear this. Sure doesn’t take long for something devastating to happen. Your poor girls and you!:hugs
     
  4. Enigmius

    Enigmius Songster

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    I gave the girls extra peas and some affectionate petting on their backs whilst they were distracted with the peas.
     
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    Any idea what it was that killed him?
     
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  6. Enigmius

    Enigmius Songster

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    There was no sign of struggle in their duck yard. But there were s few feathers 25 feet away. No body. I think it was a hawk.
     
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  7. Kessel23

    Kessel23 Hi Bug

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    Hi Hannah
    a hawk can not lift a grown duck.
     
  8. Enigmius

    Enigmius Songster

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    I have a dog that goes in and ot of the backyard, I doubt it was a coyote. And it happened in day light. I also doubt a domestic cat would have taken it over a four foot fence-in duck yard.
     
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  9. Enigmius

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    It could t have been a buzzard, they don’t kill right? Only scavenge.
     
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  10. quackiemama

    quackiemama Crowing

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    I am so sorry, he was a beautiful drake! :hugs
     
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