Hello just wanted to say thanks

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by lucyducky, Jul 31, 2013.

  1. lucyducky

    lucyducky New Egg

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    Hi, I enjoy reading all of the posts about people's experiences with their chickens, ducks and geese.

    I acquired my duck at a golf course where my son was playing. I was outside having a smoke when a slightly intoxicated woman handed a tiny duckling to an employee in a golf cart. She said she found it in the parking lot.... the young fellow that was holding the duck was looking very helpless so I walked over and asked him if he needed some help. I put the little bird into my coat and we went driving around looking for ducks.
     
  2. WaterfowlWierdo

    WaterfowlWierdo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh Fun, I had a duck once that my brother brought home! You might want to check with the laws around your area but you could just do a dont ask dont tell thing [​IMG] Could you post a picture of him?
     
  3. Mehjr10

    Mehjr10 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC ! From West TN ! Good stuff here as you have already discovered.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, luckducky, and [​IMG]! Great to have you with us! Best of luck to you and your golf course duck!
     
  6. lucyducky

    lucyducky New Egg

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    Thanks everyone :) I would have to say that if anyone asked me last year if I would ever have a duck, I would have said they were crazy... lol

    On my way home with little duck, I googled what to feed her and what to expect. I didn't know however that ducks imprint so strongly. I was going to take to a rehab place on the monday (found on the saturday) but alas it was too late. I was it's Mom :) I absoluetly LOVE this duck.
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  8. lucyducky

    lucyducky New Egg

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    I am also allowed to have up to 30 ducks in my Municipality so all is good there. I live on Three acres out of town. Ducks siblings consist of my Children (ages 14 and 13 years) three dogs, three cats and 4 horses. All co-exist beautifully!!!
     
  9. lucyducky

    lucyducky New Egg

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    My vet (not avian) has met Lucy and is willing to treat her if needed. The Avian vet will take her away because she is a "wild Mallard" and it is illegal for me to "own" her. I don't own my duck. She lives with us and has all the freedom in the world. She is never confined (at night she sleeps in the house) and flies around as she pleases.
     
  10. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     

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