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Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Quackpot, Aug 31, 2014.

  1. Quackpot

    Quackpot Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a Mallard I want to release. She is trying to fly inside the pen, and is bent on getting out. A friend gave me three ducks they did not want anymore, and it's not a happy scene at my house!

    I will be moving at least two of the new ones out this week, and releasing the Mallard at a friend's farm. One is the mother of my big duck, Bert.

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    Big Bert is not a happy camper... Not at all... One of the speckled ducks is his mother, and the big white duck is his dad.
     
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  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Releasing the mallard, unless you have trained it to survive on its own, is not a good thing. While it may seem desperate to get out, if it does not know how to feed itself, I am concerned it will go hungry.

    I don't doubt you care very much, but this is a sticky situation.
     
  3. Quackpot

    Quackpot Out Of The Brooder

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    Hmmm... My friend's place is a large farm. She has both domestic and wild ducks at her place. They do not hurt ducks there.
     
  4. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    In your case, it may work out okay . . . hard to say.
     

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