My Mallards are missing ~ they're back :) ~

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by bayouchica, Feb 28, 2008.

  1. bayouchica

    bayouchica Songster

    Jan 23, 2007
    N.E. Louisiana
    I think they flew away [​IMG] They went out as usual this morning & they just dissappeared.I get the chickens & duck food out & then feed the wild ducks on the bayou.
    I've walked around on our place & my BIL's & nothing. [​IMG] They have been doing fly arounds out to the bayou before,but would never land there. Maybe they are out on the water, who knows. [​IMG]
    This stinks, I was so hoping Miss Quacks would raise her young here. I do have 8 of her eggs, they are small though. I don't know if I should try to hatch them. [​IMG]
    I'm just missing my funny little quackers [​IMG]
    Last edited: Feb 28, 2008
  2. Oh no! I'm so sorry. Don't give up hope though! They are probably just out for a nice flight and will be back by dinnertime. Keep us updated please! [​IMG] Good luck.

  3. d.k

    d.k red-headed stepchild

    *If you've been feeding them, they'll likely be back AND bring friends! Try not to worry, BC. [​IMG] hugs:
    Last edited: Feb 28, 2008
  4. wendy

    wendy On the Hill

    Jun 14, 2007
    central louisiana
    oh i am so sorry, but don't loose hope! you take care of them and feed them and she has eggs there, maybe not all is lost! keep us updated! i loved the pics you put online recentley of them!
  5. bayouchica

    bayouchica Songster

    Jan 23, 2007
    N.E. Louisiana
    WHEW!! BAD DUCKS!! BAD DUCKS !! they came back this afternoon. [​IMG] They are just fine, hungray,they missed their treats I reckon.
    I found two of the drakes walking around the back of our place..lost without the others.By the time I came to the front, there were the other three. So I don't know maybe they got lost in the woods or they took an extended flight.
    They slept most of the afternoon away & gladly went in the pen with the chickens.
    I was so worried about them, sooo glad they came home.
    Thanks for your support, I'd be lost without my duckers.
  6. YAY! [​IMG] I'm glad that they came home. [​IMG]
  7. DrakeMaiden

    DrakeMaiden Overrun with Drakes

    Jun 8, 2007
    Kitsap County, WA

    [​IMG] We say that a lot around here too! [​IMG]

    I'm glad they had the good sense to come home. I suspect they might be getting a little hormonal, what with spring just around the corner.​
  8. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Songster

    Sep 19, 2007
    Poolville, TX
    Glad they came back and the gators didn't get 'em.
  9. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    Mine are going to be leashed outside lol.
  10. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
    I have a couple mallards that like to fly around the house and nearby in the neighborhood.
    I sing

    Bad Ducks, Bad Ducks
    Whatcha gonna do
    Whatcha gonna do when I come for you
    Bad Ducks Bad ducks

    My neighbor is immensely amused by me.

    I am glad they came back.

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