Dirty Ducks !!!!!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by emjay, Oct 12, 2010.

  1. emjay

    emjay Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 6, 2009
    and it's not what you are thinking..........[​IMG]



    my 5 welsh harlequins have discovered the mud around the pond, oh goody.

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  2. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    Even with the mud they are just beautiful!
     
  3. crtrlovr

    crtrlovr Still chillin' with my peeps

    BEAUTIFUL birds! I have to LOL at mine when they pat their feet in the spilled water around the waterers and "make mud". It's surprising how fast they can pat their feet! [​IMG] The look of sheer joy on their faces reminds me of how much fun kids have when they're playing in the mud. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Oct 13, 2010
  4. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    Mine love mud too. Loving mud is an important part of being a duck I guess [​IMG]

    They make that happy grunting pig noise when they drill in it.

    I love ducks
     
  5. lilchick

    lilchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought a tiny duckling at auction.. He was mixed in with a bunch of larger ones. Now "Puddles" is a full grown khaki campbell mix..
    Give him a bucket of water and he could make a swamp out in the desert! Hence his name.. What a messy boy..Love him anyway.[​IMG]
     
  6. Jen4

    Jen4 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 7, 2008
    Munfordville, KY
    They are still pretty... mine love to play in the mud too [​IMG]
     
  7. emjay

    emjay Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 6, 2009
    now that they have discovered the mud, they do alot less swimming. I usually have to chase them into the water before lockdown to clean them up for bed.


    they are also little beggers, I get no work done, as they are constantly under foot, and I constantly have to keep an eye on the drakes, they've got a bit of a "I want to attack" streak in them , now and then.

    they are brats, between them and my chickens and my dogs, I'm not sure who begs more.
     
  8. gofasterstripe

    gofasterstripe Chillin' With My Peeps

    We had a mud day too. I sprayed down the area to get rid of clumps of poop and made them a nice mud hole

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    Sly all dirty.

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    Bam Bam says....Look Mom this is what I will look like when my big girl feathers come in
     
  9. Featherland

    Featherland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    emjay

    Your Welsh Harlequins are beautiful!

    Where did you get them? How old are they?
     
  10. emjay

    emjay Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 6, 2009
    Quote:Thankyou !! [​IMG]

    I got them from a local girl, who bought them from a breeder here on Vancouver Island. The girl had them as a 4H project this summer.
    Then sold them at the end of the 4H year.

    They are just over 5 months old, and one or two of them have just started laying. yay.
     

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