I really wonder about people sometimes!!!!!!1

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by runamuck, Apr 22, 2008.

  1. runamuck

    runamuck Songster

    Jan 8, 2008
    Northern michigan
    today I go into the local TSC. I know most of the workers there and am friendly with the manager , I hear peeping so I head back to see what they got. They have a big tank filled with duckling and they have given them a big pool to swim in. I look at the one lady and say "That big pool of water is a really bad idea for day old ducklings." Now I raise duckling LOTS and LOTS of duckling and if they are hatched by a human not a mama duck they will not have the proper oils to keep them from getting waterlogged. This protection comes later when the duckling learn to properly groom themselfs. One woman who is very much a good person and wants to do whats right starts to remove the pool . Well , This other lady ( loosly calling her that} comes over and start to inform me she has done it this way for the last 8 yrs and she knows what is BEST and if ducklings die its Their Loss and I shouldnt be worried about it. At this Point I'm livid and about to loose it!!!!!! So I retort..... I know it will not be a loss to you but its a HUGE loss to the duckling involved!!!!!! "sigh" [​IMG] [​IMG] I will be calling the manager tommorow since he was out for the day.
  2. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

    May 24, 2007
    Please do call the manager. That lady needs to be put in her place, nicely and given the proper information for the health and well-being of those ducklings.
  3. Dinos_rock

    Dinos_rock Songster

    Jul 1, 2007
    Oh my gosh, you should definately call the manager. Poor little ducklings.......
  4. nicks chicks 1

    nicks chicks 1 In the Brooder

    Apr 13, 2008
    Makes you whant to tell her well youve been doing it wrong for the past 8 yrs.
  5. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

    Jun 10, 2007
    Douglasville GA
    Those who think they know everything really annoy those of us who do. [​IMG]
  6. love-my-wolves

    love-my-wolves Songster

    Mar 14, 2008
    Front Royal, VA
    UGH, I hate people that act that way. I mean, it's not like people will care if the cute ducks are swimming or not, they are cute as it is!! And I am a firm believer that even one preventable loss is horrible, and the employees should realize that. If I was that manager, that employee would be out, as she obviously has no concept of profit/loss. Example: If I was an occasional customer, and she acted like that (or I overheard the conversation) I would never go back, and that would be a bigger loss than the chicks that may/maynot drown! Especially since TSC and such stores are now my 2nd favorite stores (Target is #1). They would loose a lot of my business, for that one employees negligence. Just my 2 cents.
  7. cgjsmith

    cgjsmith Songster

    Mar 6, 2007
    Wow your TSc is still geting babies! Ours stopped almost a month ago!
    Its better then when I went in there ducks had no water and the girl who was working there was like water? sigh I told 3 people they needed water before they got it. sigh
  8. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

  9. Ace_king_brahma

    Ace_king_brahma Songster

    Mar 14, 2008
    Castroville, Texas
    Ugh... I always tell my customers not to allow young ducklings to swim. I even place signs up about duckling care but there is always one wise butt in the crowd that has to pipe up and go on about how ducks are born to swim and can do so from day one without problems.

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