Need help with new duck pen!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Big Dreamer, Aug 31, 2010.

  1. Big Dreamer

    Big Dreamer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am building a pen and its mostly grass in it, but there are some weeds and when i pick them, white stuff comes out, I'v read that is poisonous. So will the ducks eat it and get sick or will they know not to eat it? OR should i just pick all of it out? Thank you for all the advice in advance!

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  2. AllCoop'dUp

    AllCoop'dUp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like Dandilions...they have "milk white" substance that drips...Ducks actually like to eat them...
     
  3. silkydragon

    silkydragon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    or milkweed which is poisonous to people idk about animals
     
  4. Big Dreamer

    Big Dreamer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Idk it has redish green stem and thick leaves with no flowers and when you pick it it has a lot of white stuff comes out
     
  5. KansasKid

    KansasKid Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Did you google image search it? it kinda sounds like milkweed
     
  6. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Any pics you can post?
     
  7. duckluv

    duckluv Overrun With Chickens

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    Yeah pics please???







    Oh I forgot if you don't post a pic then I'll die and you'll be a murderer!!![​IMG]
     
  8. Big Dreamer

    Big Dreamer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok ill get some pics up tomorrow, and the ducks arent even in the oen yet, cuz its not finished, or that much started, but i just wanna make sure,!!
     
  9. duckluv

    duckluv Overrun With Chickens

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    You are making me die! pics?!?!?!?!?!?
     
  10. tom e

    tom e Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There's also prickly lettuce which resembles dandylions but has very prickly stems. It's got a white gluey sap too but is very nutritious for animals and humans.
     

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