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Meet Sticky and her ducklings! (pics)

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by miss_jayne, Sep 23, 2008.

  1. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
    we have wanted to add ducks to our menagerie. i posted an add on Freecycle.org for ducks and the next day, a lovely family contacted us about 17 ducklings and two momma ducks to accompany them! [​IMG]

    the catch? we had to catch the little free rangers! well, we caught 13 and one momma, named Sticky. we were in bushes, crawling through ivy and had the time of our lives! ( i say, 'we', because it took a team of 6 people to catch them!)

    they are wonderful and already falling into a routine here.

    when they feather out, three of these gorgeous ducklings will be going to another BYC member, Gloria, who BTW, i had the honor to meet last Sunday. get to know her! she is a great lady!

    hot tub party...


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    checking out the new digs...

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  2. Lanissa86

    Lanissa86 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 26, 2008
    San Antonio, TX
    They are So cute! Congrats on the new additions!
     
  3. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
    thank you, Lanissa! we are enjoying them so much and glad to have them live out their lives here, as we promised these would not be 'food'.

    one of the drakes was a crested and we think one of the babies is also, as it has a poofy fluff on the back of the noggin, just like daddy! how cool would that be?
     
  4. feathersgalore

    feathersgalore Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Baby ducks are so cute. Crests are so much fun. I have a pair of Rouens and the duck is crested. Her name is Marge (like the Simpsons because of her "big hair").
     
  5. Shared Acres

    Shared Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Tooo cute!
     
  6. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
    Quote:of course her name is Marge. it would be all wrong if it wasn't![​IMG]

    i am excited because they are mixed breed. i get a bunch of surprises!
     
  7. vfem

    vfem Yoga...The Chicken Pose

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    Congrats! I may have to do some posting on freecycle! [​IMG]

    They are ADORABLE!!!!
     
  8. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
    i still cannot believe the family gave them to us and we had a blast with their family catching them.

    i was a little nervous posting on Freecycle.org for livestock, but turns out, there was a plan in it. the family was just about to post them when they saw my ad.

    they are 'mutts', but healthy, beautiful and vivacious.
     
  9. toddntiff

    toddntiff Out Of The Brooder

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    They are so cute!!! I love to watch them swim!
     
  10. menageriemama

    menageriemama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 2, 2008
    Lake Nebagamon, WI
    What a great deal!! Congrats on your find/catch [​IMG]
     

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