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My duck thinks she is a dog?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Totes Quackers, Apr 26, 2011.

  1. Totes Quackers

    Totes Quackers Chirping

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    I have hand raised a Khaki Campbell duck from a day old, her name is Hendrix and she is a fabulous little quacker. I'm sure she is convinved she is a dog.. we have 2 dogs and she would rather spend the day with them then with our 6 chooks. We had minimal problems introducing Hendrix to the chooks and they happily share the chook run/coop when we are out and at night but during the day she sleeps with the dogs, plays in their water bowl and generally follows them all around the yard! I'd love to post some pics but no idea how to do it!
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  2. stargazingmommy

    stargazingmommy Songster

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    I think I'm in for that issue

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  3. Lamar Estate

    Lamar Estate Songster

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    Quote:I love the picture! It's as if s/he's thinking, "Sniff my bum any longer, and I'll nip your nose right off!"
     
  4. Countrypunk92

    Countrypunk92 Songster

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    Quote:Ducks as a whole are so adaptable.. they get along with basically any other domestic animal, INCLUDING chickens, so easily can be kept with them in their coop. They lay pretty good depending on the breed. They grow twice as fast as chickens and they love to swim from day old ducklings. The only downsize is trying to keep them from swimming in thier waterer.[​IMG]. and how messy they can be. but you can easily avoid that with their sweet nature.. whats funny is the females tend to be more agressive and louder then males>< But . With lots of love as they are young they can be easily tamed.
     

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