Is it neccessary for ducks to have a pool or pond to um....

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Featherland, Jun 13, 2010.

  1. Featherland

    Featherland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    reproduce?
     
  2. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Depends. SOME breeds perform the deed whilst swimming. [​IMG]

    Many ducks don't need a pool or a pond at all, for ANY reason other than to dabble in because they're ducks. Just a little dishpan of water to play in will suffice for play purposes.

    So, guess it depends on which ducks you're considering.
     
  3. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    Nope. In fact , as I type im looking out the windown to see my swede mutt drake standing on the back of my magpie hen in the front yard, lol
     
  4. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Runners do not seem to need water at all for that.
     
  5. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

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    My Ancona and Harlequins prefer to be in the water but they mate out of the water as well. So really depends on the duck I would think.
     
  6. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    Hugo doesn't even care if there is a duck around. He even goes after my shoes.
     
  7. Ms.FuzzyButts

    Ms.FuzzyButts Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. Featherland

    Featherland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I guess I need to keep breeds separate if I want pure breeds. I thought about housing 2 pairs together and only letting out one pair at a time for pool time. But I guess that won't work. Thanks for your replies. Ducks can be so funny!
     
  9. ChickaChickaBoomBoom

    ChickaChickaBoomBoom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Today our Muscovies did it next to the pond.....does that count? [​IMG]

    -Dave
     
  10. lovesduckies

    lovesduckies Bedroom Farm Inc.

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    my scovies used to do it in my room [​IMG] duckie would wait till i got home and turned on the light to do his deed. then he'd walk around the bedroom with his doodle out and hissing. he was prolly saying "i am THE man" LOL
     

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