my duck left how do i get her home plz help!!!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by petsinstyle2007, Jan 5, 2014.

  1. petsinstyle2007

    petsinstyle2007 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 3 ducks a female pekin, a male Rouen and a female Muscovy. there was a bad rain storm 2 days ago and my female Muscovy disappeared. I had looked everywhere and today I found her at the pond down the street with a male Muscovy. I tried to get her but she has become skittish. she is following the male everywhere and wont leave his side. how do I get here back and get her to stay here. I have had her for 4 years and this has never happen the only thing that has changed is I add a the female pekin 6 months ago.
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Oh, those wacky ducks!!!!!

    Welcome to the Duck Forum!

    I suppose you could treat this like a duck rescue and get a few friends and some plastic poultry fence and some waders or a kayak and herd her into the fence to nab her. Tricky since she can probably fly, unless her wings are clipped.
     
  3. Harriet&Lucy

    Harriet&Lucy Out Of The Brooder

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    Well, you could try thawed peas or some other treat to entice her. But it's a bit like eloped teen-agers, isn't it?
     
  4. petsinstyle2007

    petsinstyle2007 Out Of The Brooder

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    but once I get here home how do I keep her here?
     
  5. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    She will need to have some kind of pen to keep her safe, and have her wings clipped, seems to me.
     
  6. petsinstyle2007

    petsinstyle2007 Out Of The Brooder

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    will I be able to let her lose again?
     
  7. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    I can't make any predictions. She stayed near for four years, but unless she is restricted somehow, I don't see how it might not happen again, Maybe for right now just think about getting her home and cross the next bridge when we come to it.
     
  8. CaptainQwak

    CaptainQwak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I vote to rescue her BF, too!
     
  9. petsinstyle2007

    petsinstyle2007 Out Of The Brooder

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    still working on that I cant get her to come out of the water. went out there before dark she was still there with him they are stay a arm length away.
     
  10. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Does she have favorite treats? You may need to bring both of them home.
     

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