MY DUCKS KILLED 2 MOURNING DOVES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by beliabeans, Feb 1, 2012.

  1. beliabeans

    beliabeans Out Of The Brooder

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    OMG! can someone tell me thats normal because its not they are 3 months old and i guess when the doves come in therir run they kill them and eat their body or put them in their water dead
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I imagine it could happen at 3 months they are pretty big, What breed? I have seen mine chase down a large frog and eat it and also snakes, probably mice too.
     
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  3. beliabeans

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    they are a indian runner and a kahki campbell . last night i found a baby birl flapping around in there and my campbell trying to peck him and i was thinking a cat got him and then i seen a pair of wings in their water and freaked out! now this morning i whole dead bird was in their dish!!!!
     
  4. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's extremely odd because I see many smaller birds and ducks coexisting perfectly fine. I would think the doves would just fly off if the ducks went after them. Did you see the ducks attacking the birds to the point of killing them? Could the cat be bringing the birds into their pen while still alive and then the ducks playing with them?
     
  5. beliabeans

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    birds fly in their water cage
     
  6. EmAbTo48

    EmAbTo48 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Crazy! Mine are around small birds all the time they don't care that they are there at all!
     
  7. beliabeans

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    i know! mines always attack our chickens and run after little birds!
     
  8. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] wow! we have sparrows that fly in and about and my Muscovy have never even so much as cared.. they did try to go after a wild bunny that attempted to come in the one fenced area though.. that surprised me as they ignore our dogs and our barn cats!
     
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  9. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    That bunny was trespassing. [​IMG] We had a young possum living under the duck house one winter and it would come out during the day and eat the duck food with all the ducks and goose laying around watching. It was strange that they didn't seem to care.
     
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  10. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    LOL.. the strange part is this penned area is left open and was at this time to(that's how it got in hopped in the door) kinda glad i was there i would have hated for them to have hurt it.. funny though the cats noise in the barn and the run.. they just don't care... guess the bunny was evil [​IMG]
     
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