Motley Crue's Ducky Play Pen!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Shadowhills Farm, Dec 4, 2009.

  1. Shadowhills Farm

    Shadowhills Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So a lot of you know that Motley is sick with an infection and has been inside all week. Here are some photos I got of her using her "Ducky Play Pen!" Great while I need to clean out her cage and she can walk around and spread her wings in it [​IMG]

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  2. rainplace

    rainplace Interstellar Duck Academy

    She's so pretty!
     
  3. Shadowhills Farm

    Shadowhills Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I really want her to be looking like a real Cayuga soon!
     
  4. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    Ive thought about getting one of those - is the bottom tough enough for their claws?
     
  5. Shadowhills Farm

    Shadowhills Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The bottom is holding up great! It is a little unstable without the mat....
     
  6. chicks4kids

    chicks4kids Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OMG!! I never thought of using a playpen!! Way to use your brain!! I have 2 leftover from my twins just taking up space in the shed.....hhmmmm.....oh, the possibilities!!! [​IMG]

    As far as the mat, you can always cut a piece of OSB or other inexpensive board to fit the bottom.
     
  7. suburbanduckmom

    suburbanduckmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've been searching craigslist and freecycle for one of these for months for my ducks. I never thought about using it as a quarantine area. That is so clever. Now I must double my efforts to find one.

    Any one else remember the larger play pens from the 70s and 80s that had room for the kid to crawl around in? I want one for my ducks so they can come inside and I don't have to worry about them getting under my feet. When they were smaller they hung out in a large Rubbermaid tote in the kitchen while I cooked. They now stand at the back door watching me and wonder why I won't let them in.

    I hope Motley Crue gets better soon!
     
  8. Shadowhills Farm

    Shadowhills Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah! We were giving two (I'm expecting......[​IMG]), so we really only need one. We were going to clean it up and give it away, but I was like "NOOOOOOOOOOO! We can put the ducks in there" [​IMG]. I just put a light sheet over the top if they have to stay in it for a long time or overnight so they can't fly out (or attempt to)....

    Motley is 85% better! Everyone is inside today because of this horrible weather and the fact that their coop is muddy and wet![​IMG] I have to wait until the fiance gets home to go get shavings and redo the coop and everything....if the weather gets nicer!!
     
  9. tia

    tia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've been looking for a playpen, so I can occasionally bring my ducks into the house just for a visit. I thought I could find a used one, but no such luck yet.

    Tia
     
  10. duckluck

    duckluck Dulcimyrh Ducks

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    Looks like she thinks that playpen is just ducky! [​IMG]
     

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