Dumb question - but here I go anyway ....

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Kelebek, Jul 1, 2011.

  1. Kelebek

    Kelebek Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have swimming pools for my ducks out in the yard. Then I have one in the doe goat pen (where my 2 drakes live) and one in my "far" pen where my mastiffs run most of the time - but once in a while my does go over there to graze.

    I have Muscovey and even though I clean the pools daily - the algae is horrible. can I put feeder fish in there to help with it. Is there pros or cons for the scovey with doing this?
     
  2. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Overrun With Chickens

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    I don't really know the answer but I think I saw some posts on BYC where they showed picks of goslings or ducks eating feeder fish put in a pool.
     
  3. animalpro24

    animalpro24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well you can but They will be gone in a matter of minutes and it would be a waste of money for that reason.
     
  4. Kelebek

    Kelebek Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok - wasn't sure if the ducks would mess with them or not - thank you - told you it was a DUMB question. Could I do it for a treat?
     
  5. mickt

    mickt Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi Kelebek is it in the shade or in the sun as i have found if its in the sun the water gets warm and the algae growes very quickly [​IMG]
     
  6. QuackerJackFarms

    QuackerJackFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's not a dumb question. I was actually kinda wondering the same thing!
     
  7. jasonm11

    jasonm11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    youre ducks will love you for the treat - for a minute or two anyway [​IMG]
     
  8. animalpro24

    animalpro24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't worry about dumb questions. You wanted to know and we told you.[​IMG]
     
  9. Kelebek

    Kelebek Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you all - I am going to Wally World today - so figured they get a treat also - the goats, ducks, chickens, dogs - they all need one once in a while - LOL!
     
  10. stargazingmommy

    stargazingmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dump tons of feeders in. They will eat them. Have a video camera handy, it's funny
     

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