Texas Parks and Wildlife confiscates and cites for muscovy ducks?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by mike17l, Dec 2, 2016.

  1. mike17l

    mike17l Hatching

    Apr 24, 2013
    Bluntzer, Texas is located just west of Corpus Christi, in South Texas. Bluntzer is a 4 way stop, many people set up to sell a number of items, from lawn mowers to hay to mail boxes to poultry. Its a small popup flea market basically.

    While driving by, I noticed a game warden speaking to the poultry guy. I pulled over to watch what was going on. The game warden confiscated a pair of muscovy ducks and issues at least one citation.

    I do not know any other details. I used to have muscovies and want them again, not sure how to proceed.

  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchi Wan Kenobi Premium Member

    Mar 27, 2012
    My Coop
    I would contact the game warden and ask why they were confiscated. It could be that they consider it possible that they would escape, live in the wild, start reproducing, and out compete local wildlife, thus they may have made them illegal. There are laws for other species like that in other states, Quaker parrots being one I know off the top of my head because I have one and he's not legal in all states. So you'll have to ask and see if this is the case.

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