Mallards

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by pnewman, Nov 11, 2014.

  1. pnewman

    pnewman Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello

    I posted earlier in the year, my mallards hatched 12 little ones. 11 of the made it [​IMG] the only issue is they are quite wild.
    They stay a good 20 feet away from us and will not go in the run or coupe. Only at times during the day to eat. They spend their nights on the pond and around it during the day.
    My question is when the pond freezes they are most likely going to get eaten. Are there any suggestions what I could do to protect them? Will they possible end up going in the coop?

    Paul
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    In order to protect them you may have to lure them into the run with feed and lock them up for the duration.
     

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