Rabid Duck????

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Rainstorm, Oct 24, 2009.

  1. Rainstorm

    Rainstorm Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 25, 2009
    Lake Placid FLorida
    okie so I've heard that muscovys hiss....

    Well I went out to my pen today and my big male muscovy that a lady dropped off here last saturday was Eating a BIRD!!! How the bird got in there.. I dont know.. How he managed to catch it.. I dont know.. He's a really sweet duck, he loves to follow me around and be petted.... but what really freaked me out even more is when I tried to take it away from him he GROWLED at me. No am I am not crazy he literally made a grrr noisy to me and glared at me. Lets just say he got to keep his bird...




    Can ducks get rabies..? [​IMG]
     
  2. DuckLady

    DuckLady ~~~Administrator~~~BYC Store Support Staff Member

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    Nope, ducks can't get rabies, but scovies have some disgusting (to us) table manners.
     
  3. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    My ducks catch pigeons and eat them all the time. They dunk them in their swimming pool to soften them up.
     
  4. DuckLady

    DuckLady ~~~Administrator~~~BYC Store Support Staff Member

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    Quote:Like dunking toast in hot chocolate. [​IMG]
     
  5. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    Quote:Like dunking toast in hot chocolate. [​IMG]

    LOL yeah they get happy enough you'd think it was chocolate!
     
  6. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Quote:Aww! thats probably why i found that chimpmunk in their pool... [​IMG]
     
  7. Rainstorm

    Rainstorm Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 25, 2009
    Lake Placid FLorida
    *gags* something tells me imma be wiring up the cracks so no more poor birdies can get in.......
     
  8. Iowa Roo Mom

    Iowa Roo Mom Resistance Is Futile

    Apr 30, 2009
    Keokuk County
    Quote:Like dunking toast in hot chocolate. [​IMG]

    [​IMG] You're killin' me Terrie!
     
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  9. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    Yeah,, a downhill fast roll LOL !!
     
  10. goosedragon

    goosedragon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2009
    Central NC
    Quote:Like dunking toast in hot chocolate. [​IMG]

    [​IMG] You're killin' me Terrie!

    Well most ducks aren't to well equiped to kill anything that they can't crush in their bill so they learn to drown them. waterfowl can strike very fast with their bill and their nostrils are up close to their heads so they can hold things under while the duck can still breath. I kept wondering why I was finding mice dead in my goose water bucket till one day a mouse tried to eat out of the goose feed while the goose was standing there. Strike, run to the water bucket, dunk, if the mouse was still moving when he came up, down he goes again. The geese used to leave them there but you would be suprized at what a duck can and will eat.(includes chicks and ducklings)
     

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