Ducks. o.o

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Lothiriel, Jun 1, 2012.

  1. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Crowing

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    There's an abandoned house up our road (back road, not paved or nothin') and it's got a huge pond.
    and.
    there's a duck.
    a little white duck.
    and she's got 8 ducklings.
    and i need them.
    all of them.
    but i don't have a pond.
    and they're not wild ducks.
    because wild ducks aren't white.
    pekins and call ducks are white.

    I.Need.Those.Ducks.

    o.o

    I suppose I could feed them and stuff... And maybe one day she'll come back with me.... *sigh*
     
    Last edited: Jun 1, 2012
  2. thaiturkey

    thaiturkey Songster

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    They aren't yours to take, are they?
     
  3. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Crowing

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    Nope. They're nobody's.
     
  4. thaiturkey

    thaiturkey Songster

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    So you can just take animals from the wild and keep them in your yard?
     
  5. Momagain1

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    if you truly want them..maybe you can find out who the house belongs to and get ahold of them...??
     
  6. Momagain1

    Momagain1 Songster

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    ooh maybe you can buy said abandonded house/land and then VOILA' you have a pond!
     
  7. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing

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    They're not a wild breed though. What she's describing is most likely a released pet domestic duck. They're domesticated and are not designed to fend for themselves like their wild counterparts. Her taking them in would actually be the best thing for the duck and her ducklings.
     
  8. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Crowing

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    I intend to do so. [​IMG]

    I wish... Too expensive though.

     
  9. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Crowing

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    I'm thinking they're Calls because the ducklings are dark. Is that right? I didn't find any Pekin ducklings that were dark, they were all yellow/buff.
     
  10. chicken_boy_Kurt

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    The dad could have been a mallard, and his genes would play a part in the ducklings looking like that.
     

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