My ducks won't stay home.

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by cheyfrie26, Mar 18, 2012.

  1. cheyfrie26

    cheyfrie26 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My ducks travel the length of 4 football fields to go to my neighbors pond. They come home every now and then but they spend most of their time over there. How can I keep them here? I feed them everyday.
     
  2. m.kitchengirl

    m.kitchengirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have you looked into putting a poultry netting fence around their duck yard?
    A pond is going to be pretty hard to resist. Even if you are filling a nice, big pool everyday.
     
  3. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    Without a fence they won't stay home. It's just that simple, a pond will always win their affection over you and food.
     
  4. clbarley

    clbarley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ducks + a body of water = love

    They have webbed feet for a reason! :D
     
  5. m.kitchengirl

    m.kitchengirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Absolutely.
    I had to fence off my yard just to keep the ducks out of the giant puddles in my neighbor's yard in Spring. I would herd them home, they'd bee-line straight back to the big puddle at Dave's.
     
  6. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If we didnt have a pond here, my ducks would have ran away by now...
     
  7. bryce young

    bryce young New Egg

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    im sorry acadently deleted ur message can u resend
     

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