Rescue Duck. Please don’t chastise me.

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by HeatherMo, Oct 7, 2019.

  1. Mybackyardpeepers

    Mybackyardpeepers Crowing

    Mar 22, 2019
    I know who you talked to at the rescue, they have my SN Pekin I surrendered to them, great people! How is the duck doing now?
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  2. Raenh

    Raenh Free Ranging

    Jul 29, 2017
    Tomball, Texas
    Shes out on vacation as a previous post of hers said, she'd be back on Sunday. We'll probably get an update then :)
  3. Gosh, you're right!! That felt like weeks ago when she said she was going on vacation!
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  4. FarmerGirl101

    FarmerGirl101 Crowing

    Jun 20, 2016
    I can't wait to see what happens. I am on edge right now
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  5. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    That was the week before...posted on Oct 7:
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  6. quackiemama

    quackiemama Free Ranging

    Dec 26, 2018
    Such a nail biter
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  7. HeatherMo

    HeatherMo Songster

    Jun 16, 2019
    D492D562-08D3-494B-AC89-D00C48C91214.jpeg Latest attempt was today. He wouldn’t get within reach. He knows I’m after him. There were less ducks present but still too many. They get in the way and I don’t want to murder ducks by accidentally stomping on them. There are always several between me and him. That would kind of cancel out my good deed, now wouldn’t it?! It’s about 60 degrees today and there were still a lot of people at the park feeding the ducks. I’m not giving up. I think it should be much easier when more of his friends fly south, it gets colder and there are less people feeding him. He should be feeling more desperate for food and that should give me a chance at catching the bugger. Trust me, if I catch him, I’ll post about it here immediately after with pics.
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  8. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Mary Did You Know....

    Have you thought of asking some of those feeding him an the others if they’ll help like walk between him and the lake and kinda of make a human barricade so he can get to the water so fast.
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  9. HeatherMo

    HeatherMo Songster

    Jun 16, 2019
    I did think about it but I’m a little worried that I will get a mouth full from someone who doesn’t understand. It takes explaining that this duck is in danger and he’s a pet, not a wild animal. I don’t want to ask anyone to do anything they feel uncomfortable doing, or have an embarrassing confrontation because someone thinks I’m some sort of nut job chasing around wild ducks. Just having an audience makes me feel uncomfortable and I worry about someone calling the police on me!
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  10. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Mary Did You Know....

    I can understand that hopefully soon less people will be around and you can nab him.
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