I'm a failure!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by furbabymum, Nov 14, 2013.

  1. furbabymum

    furbabymum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well the drakes live. We have 5 extra drakes. I advertised them thinking someone would take them as pets. Someone wanted them processed. Seeings as we've processed other birds I figured that would be fine. Gone is gone after all. Well I just came in. Couldn't do it. Part of it was that they were far smaller than I had anticipated. It just wasn't even worth the time imo. The other part was holding this beautiful duck who was calmly looking at me and I just.....yeah. I'm freaked out now because we have a huge turkey processing planned. I actually like the turkeys, I interact with them. How on Earth am I going to do this.

    Free drakes!
     
  2. fried green eggs

    fried green eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I was out admiring our Turkeys today. I think I'm going to have mixed feeling since we hatched and raised it.
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    That's why I have 4 drakes [​IMG]
     
  4. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    I don't eat duck. Need i say more?
     
  5. furbabymum

    furbabymum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't imagine how I'm going to do the turkeys. The ducks aren't something I even see much of. They stay out in the run until I leave to go eat and such so I rarely get close to them. The turkeys, however, will come right up to us and we pet them. /sigh
     
  6. furbabymum

    furbabymum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    6 drakes and 4 hens would be cruelty to everyone so I have to do something about 5 of the drakes. I had 2 drakes formerly that I gave away to someone who processed them. Maybe I'll see if they're in the market again.
     
  7. HollyDuckFarmer

    HollyDuckFarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've done that, plus I've taken Drakelets to the butcher myself.

    ETA: I don't think you're a failure. Maybe the task just isn't for you.
     
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