Ducks swimming in a pool

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ChickieBooBoo, Jul 19, 2011.

  1. ChickieBooBoo

    ChickieBooBoo Cold Canadian Chick

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    Can ducks and geese swim in a pool with chlorine in it? Its been so hot here that I wanted to take my two ducklings and 1 goslings swimming, I just don't know how they would react to the chlorine... I could let them drink a bunch before they go in so they don't drink as much while they are swimming.
     
  2. featherfinder

    featherfinder Runner Lover

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    Its fine for them. Just not offten. I take mine over to a friends house will a pool and they spend all day in it and i have never had any problems. I read somewhere that it is safe for them. Just not heavily chlorinated.
     
  3. ChickieBooBoo

    ChickieBooBoo Cold Canadian Chick

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    Its just an above ground pool so its not got a bunch of chlorine in it, at least compared to some other pools I've been at [​IMG]

    Thanks for the reply!
     
  4. homesteadinmama

    homesteadinmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If it isn't super chloronated, should be okay.
     
  5. stargazingmommy

    stargazingmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine do OK in mine. The one caveat though ....ducks are dirty. Like filthy in water. AND duck poo is amazing food for algae.
     
  6. ChickieBooBoo

    ChickieBooBoo Cold Canadian Chick

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    I won't have them in for that long, just enough to cool off a bit and have some fun
     

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