OMG! My duck has been mutilated!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by adroit14, Sep 18, 2015.

  1. JadeComputerGal

    JadeComputerGal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Which will sometimes mean something with claws, but that's odd unless you've already put the ducks inside the screened porch? It doesn't cancel out raptors, believe me. We've owned Cockatoos. They ate our dining room chairs. Can you at least post a pic of the tear?
     
  2. adroit14

    adroit14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There was multiple tears that rendered the door useless. We took down the entire screen because anything could get through.
     
  3. JadeComputerGal

    JadeComputerGal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And that sounds like claws, not a raptor. Please post a pic and we can give you a better idea what it might have been.
     
  4. Duckchick2011

    Duckchick2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you know if the damage was caused by an animal or normal wear of the door???
     
  5. adroit14

    adroit14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Normal wear. Here are a few pics. The grass area is where it happened with just the body removed.
     
  6. adroit14

    adroit14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There is no blood or anything
     
  7. N F C

    N F C just blowing in the wind Premium Member Project Manager

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    Guess I'm getting confused. I thought the ducks were outside in the open. What does normal wear and tear on a screen door have to do with your duck being mutilated outside in the grass?
     
  8. adroit14

    adroit14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Read a few replies above, then u will understand
     
  9. N F C

    N F C just blowing in the wind Premium Member Project Manager

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    That's ok, I think I've read enough. Good luck to you!
     
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  10. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I cannot understand why anyone would get ducklings/ducks or any other domesticated animal and not have a way to keep them safe especially at night. it doesn't take much in the way of wood to make a safe house for your ducks like was mentioned pallets can work as building material At the Lowes closest to us they have stacks of pallets behind their store and I have seen people loading pallets up into their pick up trucks..Add a few widows covered in hardware cloth and a door than can be locked and they are safe. if you cannot do this please find them a home where they can be kept safe. What your doing now by leaving them outside is just giving what ever mutilated the first one more to do the same to. How awful for those poor ducks. @adroit14
     
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