show us your duck ponds!!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by bantymum, Sep 25, 2007.

  1. bantymum

    bantymum Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi , Here is my latest model complete with an old fridge shelf joined at the middle to form a hinge, then covered with shadecloth to make an easy access ramp for the littlies!! they love it!!!
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  2. greyfields

    greyfields Overrun With Chickens

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    Old bathtub and water trough... hardly picture worthy. However, I did finally get a backhoe, so I planned to start on a real pond soon. [​IMG]
     
  3. sara

    sara Title Needed Here

    here is mine..
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  4. bantymum

    bantymum Chillin' With My Peeps

    NOW thats a pond!!!!!!!
    dont worry if your ponds arent photoworthy, its nice to get ideas!!!
     
  5. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

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    picture of my duck's pond on the link at the bottom here...my page. ha wish I had one that was dug out. We do have one in the woods but the ducks haven't seen it yet, hopefully, they never will as I am afraid they would stay the night there and then predators will find them.
     
  6. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Helen....I just love the little ramp idea! How Cute are those little ones!?? Oh my!! We have a pond...no ducks...I lost the last one Friday...coon got her. [​IMG] Predators have gotten every duck so far....guess I am bound to be duckless. [​IMG] So, here is my pond....just dont have the ducks.
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  7. bantymum

    bantymum Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oh Deb, that is so sad, did those ducks in the pic get taken?
    its such a beautiful pond, can you make an island in the middle or a pontoon? can coons swim?
    Its too pretty to go duckless!
    Im glad you are back, i was wondering where you were!!
     
  8. Hotwings

    Hotwings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I guess they don't have racoons down your way! I guess you should be considered lucky. Racoons are excellent swimmers and I have heard that they can drown a dog by luring them in the water and getting on their heads. I don't know if this is true or not. Racoons are probably very prevelent everywhere here in the U.S.. They are everywhere, even in the city. They are the biggest thorn to most chicken farmers.
     
  9. chickenfeathers

    chickenfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:So pretty but so sad...:aww
     
  10. bantymum

    bantymum Chillin' With My Peeps

    That is very unfortunate for you all. No we dont have racoons here. And yes I always feel grateful for our lack of predators when Im out the back with my pets, I think of what you sweet people have to contend with.
     

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