I got feeder fish for the ducklings...

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by dianaross77, Aug 3, 2011.

  1. dianaross77

    dianaross77 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 10, 2010
    Grand Blanc, MI
    Now I have pet fish! [​IMG] I put them in the concrete mixing tub that the ducklings drink out of and occasionally swim in. They could care less. Little stinkers. I guess that's what I get for feeling guilty after I got the fish. Oh well. They might find them at some point. Now they are living in a tiny kiddie pool with plants and aquarium decorations. The kids are thrilled. The dogs are enjoying the flavored water.
     
  2. hcppam

    hcppam Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ha, I was going to get some too, and couldn't do it. [​IMG] I more likely would be in your shoes, my ducks don't even like to eat in they're pool.
     
    Last edited: Aug 3, 2011
  3. 70%cocoa

    70%cocoa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh no, that is very funny. The ducks might develop a taste for fishies once they are a bit older.

    When I got feeder fish for my ducks for the first time the ducks were frightened of them. After 3 hours or so the ducks felt brave enough to get in the pool with them. After about 2 hours of floating about gazing at the fish they went into hunt mode. No more fish. But for a while theere I was wondering what I'd do with 10 pet fish [​IMG]
     
  4. lovesgliders

    lovesgliders Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had to work up to my ducklings actually swimming and hunting the fish. To start with, I actually flicked the fish out of the water into the brooder so the ducks first learned that shiny moving fish = yummy. Then I let them "hunt" in a shallow pie plate. Now they will happily hunt in their pond. [​IMG]
     

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