what can i do for my ducks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by 688peterl, Dec 15, 2009.

  1. 688peterl

    688peterl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    as yall probs already know my ducks are stuck in their run all day and they look so bored i feel evil keeping them in there! do you think if i took them to a field in the car then let them out obv they would come back when i called them? i just want them to have fun running around somewhere, they do go swimming in their 6 foot pool but thats the only exercise they get and even that isnt for long because i have to watch them i have lots of cats on my street
     
  2. 688peterl

    688peterl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i wish i had a big massive back garden!
     
  3. 688peterl

    688peterl Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. priss

    priss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Six foot pool? That sounds great!!
    I don't know about runnin round a field, mainly cos I don't know much about ducks! My ducks would come back I think, specially if I had peas...
    You a good owner I think though, you always thinkin about your ducks and worryin about their happiness, that a good owner!
    xxxx
     
  5. eggybritches

    eggybritches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know. I took my ducks to a friend's pond and let them swim and when I was ready to go I called them and they came to me as fast as they could, but that was a safe experiment. I'd be too afraid of letting them go in an open field. If they don't want to be caught it's hard to catch them.
     
  6. pardygwyn

    pardygwyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How about a leash? I got told when I was a kid that I couldn't walk my duck in the park because she wasn't on a leash, so I made her a harness and used a retractable lead or a long, lightweight polyester rope as a leash. Ticked off the park rangers, but they couldn't say boo about it because she was legal. [​IMG] And even better, nowadays you can buy your duckie harness already made and with a diaper on it! [​IMG]
     
  7. 688peterl

    688peterl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:how did you make the harness?
     
  8. rainplace

    rainplace Interstellar Duck Academy

    Nettie can make you harnesses I think.
     
  9. Duck_feeder

    Duck_feeder Drowning in feathers!

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    Quote:A diaper harness that works with a leash is available. The walking harness without the diaper pouch isn't quite ready yet.
     
  10. Boggy Bottom Bantams

    Boggy Bottom Bantams Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] WOW! [​IMG] I've heard it all now!
     

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