Pet Duck's Trip to Lake

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by token13, Dec 5, 2013.

  1. token13

    token13 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thought I'd share our fun afternoon, we took Diesel and Token to play at the lake :) Token was with his own kind for a change lol. I have to say though she was NOT as interested as I thought she'd be, completely ignored the dozens of ducks around paying no attention to anyone but Diesel and us. We tried to push her into the bunch but if another duck tried getting close she'd peck at them[​IMG] haha. So we went to the other side of the lake with only a few ducks and put her in the water to take a swim at least. She was happy as long as we were visible and swam by our side while we walked the pier.[​IMG] After she swam out to Diesel and was soooo cheerful! Could not stop talking to him, bragging about it all the walk back[​IMG] They're so tired now[​IMG] Mission Complete.
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  2. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

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    That's fun. They will beg for a trip to the lake now. [​IMG]
     
  3. token13

    token13 Out Of The Brooder

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    They loved it! And yes they will :) Can't wait to take them again
     
  4. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi Token! I frequent that lake and everyone was very enthusiastic about you and your dog and duck and showed me photos that they took. I'm sorry I missed it. I like the spiked collar.

    There's a lot of handsome drakes there that know just what to say to a pretty female duck (especially Bigboi, the male cayuga duck there), so make sure that Token doesn't get starry-eyed and swim away. ;)
     
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I am very much a worry wort, what about diseases she may pick up too?
     
  6. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure about diseases. I've been told that the birds I've found homes for or have taken in for injuries from that lake are fairly "clean" of a lot of diseases and parasites. Though, I'm sure there are a few that might be sick because birds come and go from there regularly and can pick up stuff from other places.
     
  7. token13

    token13 Out Of The Brooder

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    Desertdarlene Thank you! Yes, everyone around wondered if Token was from there haha but I'm glad you got to see pictures :) We will definitely be going back to play and to look for that Cayuga drake! I didn't know there was one there
     
  8. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, there's one male and two female cayugas there and one male black Indian runner duck, too. Bigboi is the oldest domestic duck there and he's on the west side of the parking lot. He has a couple of white spots on his chest and part of one of his feet is missing. But, he loves the girls.
     
  9. token13

    token13 Out Of The Brooder

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    Nice, we have to look for them next time. Maybe Token will feel more comfortable playing with other cayugas..? Hmm.. :) thanks
     
  10. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You're welcome! Just make sure she goes home with you when you're done. It's not safe for a friendly duck to be there all alone.
     

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