The Duck Thread

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ZakoHero, Jan 17, 2013.

  1. mystry

    mystry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I get to laugh at this because my kids WERE the hellions. lol
     
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  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia "I Believe" Premium Member

    They are adorable, Congrats!! and Welcome to BYC!
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia "I Believe" Premium Member

    Mine love worms earth worms, meal worms, crickets, grass hoppers ,salamanders, I try to keep them from eating the salamanders.Frogs and many other things.

    Have you thought about clipping one wing on each ducks that's flying out? it's easy to do then they can't fly over the fence and put themselves in danger of being eaten.
     
  4. Y-Knot

    Y-Knot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I did think of having their wing clipped but I don't know how. Would have to get the vet to do it which includes a ranch call. My hubby was quite tempted to eat them. Especially the main hellion, Winchester. We have most of those goodies up this way. I don't know if we have salamanders but once it gets warm there are plenty of lizards. There are a lot running about with short tails ... cats.

    I did call the vet but haven't gotten a return call yet. She does own ducks and is qualified to deal with ducks.

    Hubby has asked me several times about the ability of the other breeds to fly. I told him I didn't think any of them were the type to take airborne! Now let's hope I didn't tell any fibs!

    I've got to get my back bedroom ready for the next group of little ones. Vacuuming, bring in supplies, etc. What fun!
     
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia "I Believe" Premium Member

    You don't need a vet to clip most all us do our own. good pair of sturdy scissors.

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  6. madamiec

    madamiec Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Clipping the flying wings is temporary and pinioning the wings would be a permanent solution...and requires a vet. Some will do it, some will not.
    Good Luck!
     
  7. harkey1995

    harkey1995 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you! any idea of the mystery ducks breed?
     
  8. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia "I Believe" Premium Member

    It last from molt to molt and that's a year for me fall to fall
     
  9. Darnbunnies

    Darnbunnies Chillin' With My Peeps

  10. Y-Knot

    Y-Knot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These guys are so cute. Love the face shot[
     

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