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Mum Bandits

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by flossyfelix, Nov 13, 2016.

  1. flossyfelix

    flossyfelix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has anyone else had a problem with 'Mum Bandits'?? I couldn't figure out what kept happening to my beautiful Mums- until they were caught in the act![​IMG] they surely enjoyed themselves, so I couldn't be mad! But I had no idea they even ate Mums!?[​IMG][/IMG]
     
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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Had several incidents with 'mum bandits' here, but mine were the blasted deer.
     
  3. Bills vs Beaks

    Bills vs Beaks Overrun With Chickens

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    Haha funny
     
  4. Adalida

    Adalida Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine are landscape bandits. They have destroyed the little landscaping I had, including the yard...literally tear up the grass by burrowing their bills down into it and digging around. They have too much fun and I don't have the heart to chase them off.
    This lovely mud patch used to be grass....
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  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Water is meant to be played in by ducks and small children.
     
  6. flossyfelix

    flossyfelix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh yes! We have one of those beautiful mud holes as well! & don't even get me started on what the straw around the house looks like! Lol! Little beak holes everywhere! [​IMG]
     
  7. Bills vs Beaks

    Bills vs Beaks Overrun With Chickens

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    You wanna see mine? I'm advertising my ducks as professional lawn aerators(or whatever they call em)
     
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  8. DuckMD

    DuckMD Just Hatched

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    You have GRASS?
    My guys didn't touch petunias, begonias or coleus... to my surprise.
    But they love to root... like hogs with bills.
    Lol.
     
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  9. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    LOL, well no but they ate my Hosta's they had bloomed and were going dormant but man they chewed them down. They pluck flowers too if they can get them, or often my Pekin squash stuff by sitting on it.

    The mums were up higher i just planted them before we dropped in temp so far they have ignored them. -So far- plants vs ducks... honestly it's a crap shoot on who will win.
     
  10. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    I had a nice pot of Marigolds planted in front of the Duck run to make it look cute....Monsters kept them shabby and well pruned all summer....They know the word NO now....lol....


    Cheers!
     

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