Keep ducks out of pool

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by enriquec, Jan 9, 2015.

  1. enriquec

    enriquec Chirping

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    Went out of town, had a "sitter" - now they know and love the pool.

    A tarp is too much $. I'm thinking balloons filled with water and air might scare them floating. Any other ideas?
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    I think as scared they can be of anything new that would probably keep them out.
     
    Last edited: Jan 9, 2015
  3. Orca5094

    Orca5094 Songster

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    Simple chicken wire fence around the pool to block them? Might not be any cheaper than the tarp, though. Anything you have lying around you could make a simple fence out of? I think they'd just play with the balloons. At least, my ducks would. ;)
     
  4. Amykins

    Amykins Crowing

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    I second the chicken wire idea, maybe you could get lucky and find some on craigslist if $ is an issue. Sorry to hear about the sitter letting them go exploring like that!
     

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