Muscovies and ponds?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by michael0641, Aug 5, 2008.

  1. michael0641

    michael0641 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've had 2 muscovies for about a week and I have their food next to my pond and I've never seen them in the water. Do they ever swim or do they like land better?
     
  2. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    they get waterlogged easier than other ducks. I have three and dont even have a pond. Sometimes they will jump into the waterbowl , but rarely, maybe twice a week.
     
  3. josh_bigler

    josh_bigler Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mine love to swim for about 10 minutes and get out and then a couple of hours they are back in, they dont stay in long, but it seems to me they love to be in the water, i've heard a lot of different answers for this, mine are just weird i guess lol, because i've seen some that wont even go in the water at all!
     
  4. michael0641

    michael0641 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's how mine are...I took them down to the pond and they ran back up the bank...I was really wanting some that would stay in the pond most of the time but as long as they don't come poop on the carport floor like my chickens did, they can stay..
     

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