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Discussion in 'Ducks' started by newbyduckmom, Aug 22, 2011.

  1. newbyduckmom

    newbyduckmom Songster

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    Well, after seeing numerous posts on here about giving your ducks peas as a treat, I broke down and thawed some frozen peas. The ducks love their peas almost as much as I do. Now I have to share my frozen peas with the ducks! [​IMG]

    Have loved peas since I was a kid![​IMG] Can eat a whole bowl by themselves for a snack myself!

    Anyone want to guess who is going to make out best in the "who gets the peas" competition?

    Did I mention the ducks are getting very spoiled????

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  2. aineheartsyou

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    Half of my freezer is peas [​IMG] and they are just for the ducks!
     
  3. newbyduckmom

    newbyduckmom Songster

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    Off to Costco for frozen peas....and guess I had better plant many more peas in the garden next year! [​IMG]

    Husband says peas are too expensive to feed ducks....he obviously doesn't buy their feed.
     
    Last edited: Aug 22, 2011
  4. Quote:Great idea to keep a garden for duck treats!! Mine love spinach a lot. So I thought I would grow some of that and lettuce too. Maybe some tomato's and peas and whatever else I may want to try!
     
  5. jdywntr

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    I was so disappointed when my new muscovy were scared of the little green things I threw in their direction. An occasional nibble after finding one on the ground but nobody ate them. Problem solved, put some peas in a large pan of water and they ate them right up.
     
  6. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

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    My runners like peas any way they are served, but greens must be in a bowl of water.

    Spoilt?
     
  7. newbyduckmom

    newbyduckmom Songster

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    Mine love the peas - if they are in water. No water, they want nothing to do with them.
     

  8. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Quote:Bobbing for peas is a fun sport around here. [​IMG]
     
  9. trees

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    my ducks like peas but they [​IMG] tomatoes! they cant get enough, i have to ration them...they even try and eat the ones growing in the garden...hubby not happy lol
     
  10. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Quote:tomatoes are another big hit here, yep gotta keep them surrounded by netting. in the winter my chickens will eat cabbage but not the ducks they don't like it, but I have Comfrey growing in one of my beds and I'll pull a couple leaves off and hang them and between the ducks and chickens it's gone in short order.. won't be long till pumkin season, I'll try them again last year noone liked them
     

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