I think i'm going to have to say "Good bye" to my ducks :(

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by The Red Rooster, Sep 29, 2011.

  1. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    I'm going to have to sell my ducks due to financial reasons!! [​IMG]

    We just can't buy them food during the winter (they eat ALOT!)

    I could keep one (Maybe) but he would be all alone! Or will he bond to the chickens?

    I'm going to have to sell my Donald too.

    Good bye Donald! It was a pleasure raising you from duckling until now. It was fun seeing you follow me as a baby! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. lovin my birds

    lovin my birds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awe I am so sorry! I know it hurts to have to let them go. Hopefully you can find them a great home though. I would take them if I could but I already have at least 15 ducks to feed through the winter.
     
  3. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I wish I could take em! But I have 11 ducks and soon gonna be 13 so I cant [​IMG] home you find a good home!
     
  4. Hattiegun

    Hattiegun Chillin' With My Peeps

    how many do u have and where do u live?
     
  5. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    Quote:I live in SD. I put them in craigslist, so i'll see what I get. [​IMG]
     
  6. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Did you see the post by iamcuriositycat about vetting potential homes for ducks?

    It might make you feel more confident.
     
  7. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Oh, I know the feeling, Red. I have cut my flock of chicken in half recently because the price of feed has really gone up in my area. Maybe keep two ducks if you can....Not just one because the poor duck would be lonely, I think.....

    Hugs to you and so sorry to hear this,
    Sharon
     
  8. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The price of feed here is ten bucks for a 50 lb bag? How much is it there?
     
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  9. Wulfandwyn

    Wulfandwyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My feed is about $20 for a 50lb bag and it isn't even organic. I'm in Northern California.
     
  10. mommyofthreewithchicks

    mommyofthreewithchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just gave away all my babies, was trying to sell them but... No one is buying or around here even looking. Right now I have mixed feelings as I "sold" them for under $2/duck [​IMG] but now don't have to feed them through out the winter. I now just have my adult breeder ducks which still is 25 ducks (hubby won't let me get rid of a few I think we should)

    For me they are work but... Are worth it. I think that as a whole I might like them more than the chickens until of course I step into the mud hole my boys and ducks made!
     

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