Looking for a Female Mute Swan in Scottsdale, Arizona

Discussion in 'Ornamental Fowl (Swans, etc.)' started by Mama Hen Chris, Nov 16, 2010.

  1. Mama Hen Chris

    Mama Hen Chris Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi All,

    My boss is looking for a female mute swan as a new mate for our male mute swan. His mate was killed by a coyote and he is very sad. We work at Paradise Memorial Gardens which is a cemetery and the lake in it is called Swan Lake.

    Thanks for reading and I hope we can find a mate for our boy.

    Chris
     
  2. Dr. Todd

    Dr. Todd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi Chris,
    Have you made any modifications to your pond/swan enclosure to ensure you don't lose the replacement swan to the same predator? I'd hate to see you go through the effort and money to get a replacement bird just to have the same thing happen again.

    Dr. Todd
     
  3. Mama Hen Chris

    Mama Hen Chris Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi Dr. Todd,

    Unfortunately the driveways are not enclosed. It is a small desert area plus residential housing and coyotes roam around the neighborhood at times. The owners got a dog that has been trained to scare off any unwanted critters. This is the first time one of the swans have been attacked in the 10 years they have had swans. Our "boy" was hatched at Swan Lake. His Mom and Dad have flown off years ago.

    Not sure where to go from here. Just trying to help the boss out. I just started with the company 3 weeks ago.

    Chris
     
  4. mmoore

    mmoore New Egg

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    I have a pen that lost it's mate. Looking for a cob. Might be interested in yours if it is pinioned.
     

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