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Swan Mini Lake..... hehe

Discussion in 'Ornamental Fowl (Swans, etc.)' started by chickenzoo, Nov 13, 2011.

  1. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

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    Using some info from this site I built a 10 X 16 temporary lake until we can build a pond at our new farm..... Here is Rio & Meera testing it out.
    They are my handicapped Swans so i have a makeshift ramp for them... hehe

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    Tango waiting his turn....

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    These 2 i haven't named yet..... the female follows me and sleeps on my back porch...... ?

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    Cashew & Tango with my Egyptian female in toe...

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    my male Egyptian
     
  2. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    Beautiful!! [​IMG]
     
  3. StevenW.

    StevenW. Lovin' My Quackers!

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    Beautiful! [​IMG]
     
  4. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Thanks... I really enjoy them. [​IMG]
     
  5. SuperPeacockman

    SuperPeacockman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Are they hardy?
     
  6. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Quote:Are they hardy?

    The Black swans, I believe so. I live in FL but I know of others up north that have them with no problems.
     
  7. destinduck

    destinduck obsessed with "ducks"

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    Pretty birds. Thanks for sharing.
     
  8. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Overrun With Chickens

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    They are beautiful birds. I hear that black swans tend to be more friendly than mute swans. I would like to raise some one day. And, yes, I hear they are winter hardy.

    I am glad to see you and your whole flock are adjusting well to the new farm. I'm sure it has been a lot of work.

    That rooster in the background with the 2 not yet named swans looks giant or else the swans are not a large as fully grown mute swans!
     
  9. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    I known mine are very friendly.... I have a female( from the pic with the chicken) that didn't like me when she was a baby but in the last 2 months decided that she loves me.... She is sitting on my back porch looking in my door window, not understanding why she can't come in and why I won't let her practice nest building on the door matt. [​IMG] She also follows me around the yard. I have Tango, who I call the tattle tale as he comes to me and tells me who is being bad. [​IMG] I have 2 sets of 2 year olds and one set of last seasons. The rooster , Chubaka is pretty big, but I do not believe they get as big as the Mutes.
     
  10. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    I love your set up! Your swans are great but I LOVE that Egyptian Goose [​IMG]
     

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