LOL, I just love these ducklings!! PICTURES!!!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by FunnyBunnies12, Nov 7, 2010.

  1. FunnyBunnies12

    FunnyBunnies12 Chillin' With My Peeps

    My dh left for Afghanistan yesterday [​IMG] [​IMG] and it was a very sad day! But I do have to say these ducklings made/make it easier because they bring the boys and I so much laughter to take the blues away. I have all 9 up in the living room on our hardwood floor socializing and getting their exercise out of their pen and OMG they are a hoot with their zoomies and hearing 18 webbed feet hitting the hardwood floor! STAMPEED!!! But wow, what a mess! But I do have a sheet down on the floor, but they aren't staying on it. But I have disinfectant called Kennel Care that I use for my wildlife cages and my own domestic pets to kill any germs and bacteria, but it's worth the mess getting the laughter we are. Plus keeps my mind off the fact I have to go to the hospital tomorrow for a procedure/testing. So, they'll keep me busy since I can't eat at all today, tonight or until tomorrow afternoon when my test is done. [​IMG]
    But all Im going to say is, yeah what did I get myself into last April when I allowed my son to rescue a ducklings with a birth defect and going back the next day to buy a partner for it not knowing the sex or anything about ducks except they go in water, and people eat them or their eggs, and they can be messy. What did I get myself into??? Was it a "Bad Idea?" LOL, not at all!! How can having ducks be a bad idea? They are my anti-depressants, my anti-anxiety medication, and sometimes my ADD drug! They are mine and my boys therapy through this tough time. If I couldn't have any other pets for one reason or another but ducks, I'd be perfectly happy and content with that! I just LOVE, LOVE, my ducks!! [​IMG] LOL, funny thing is when I was a kid my neighbor use to call me "Duck". Couldn't figure out why, but after watching them I think I have an idea!!

    But seriously, how can THIS ever be a bad idea? Laughter, love, entertainment, constant smiling, being your childs best friend/ Wii partner, LOL the list goes on..........

  2. fisharescary

    fisharescary Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 23, 2010
    thanks for sharing the cute pics. What kind of ducks are they?
  3. FunnyBunnies12

    FunnyBunnies12 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Rouen/Runner Mix I believe. Mom is Rouen, and Dad I believe is a mix of runner not entirely sure.
  4. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

    Aug 3, 2009
    I agree with you 100%-my ducks are, hands down, the best therapy ever!
    I'm so glad you and your kids have them to help you through the tough times.
    Even though they are a lot of work, messy, noisy and bossy-who can resist them?
  5. chickensioux

    chickensioux Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 12, 2009
    Western North Carolina
    They are so precious. That is such a cute age. [​IMG] for DH.
  6. Birdcrazy

    Birdcrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 21, 2009
    They grow so quuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuick!!! and they are soooo cuuuuute!!! [​IMG]
    Im sorry about your DH [​IMG]
  7. gofasterstripe

    gofasterstripe Chillin' With My Peeps

    They are getting soooo big. Great Pics
  8. Surehatch

    Surehatch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 16, 2009
    How beautiful

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