My rude awakening!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by vfem, Mar 26, 2009.

  1. vfem

    vfem Yoga...The Chicken Pose

    Aug 4, 2008
    Fuquay Varina, NC
    I got up this morning and did my usual "Everyone eats before me" routine. Daughter is in her high chair with breakfast, dog is fed, cat is fed, fish are fed... so its time to run out and feed and water the chickens and ducks.

    Now my ducks are just 2 pekin drakes. They won't stay in the duck house as they are comfortable out on the pond with all their little rouen duck friends who must belong to another neighbor. They ALWAYS come up to the coop in the morning to get some pellets and scratch before they take off for the day.

    I got out with all my cups in hand and there they are... a group of 6 ducks... only 2 are mine. I was sure the other would take off, they have ALWAYS been skittish around people. NOPE, they all belly up to the cup of food and go to town like they are their every morning.

    I had to make a second trip for more scratch for the chickens... lets hope they don't come back tomorrow, they aren't in my budget!!!!!

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  2. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
    LOL That's funny..... if that happened to me, my DH would think I had put them there! LOL
  3. citalk2much

    citalk2much Twilight Blessings Farm

    Dec 22, 2008
    GR MI: TN bound!
    You got free loaders they will be back! Sorry
  4. Linda in San Diego

    Linda in San Diego Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 11, 2008
    San Diego
    It is a little, tiny sign they post - ours reads "sucker here", we have never found ours but cats, dogs, and even peacocks have been able to find ours.
  5. vfem

    vfem Yoga...The Chicken Pose

    Aug 4, 2008
    Fuquay Varina, NC
    Hahahahaha.... They didn't come back this morning. They watched from the pond bank. I think my ducks put their foot down and realized they just cut back on what they got to eat by inviting friends over. [​IMG]
  6. Dances with Ducks

    Dances with Ducks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sometimes I think they're a lot smarter than we give them credit for! [​IMG]

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