Why didn't duck people warn me?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by heatherindeskies, Jul 20, 2011.

  1. heatherindeskies

    heatherindeskies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Why wasn't I warned about the amazing feeling of peace and joy I would have as I watched my first ever batch of ducklings (five) go on their first swim with momma? words cannot even describe how I felt! On a cuteness scale of 1 to 10 they are 27 for sure.
    Woo Hoo!!!!
     
  2. M@M@2four

    [email protected]@2four Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's stinkin' adorable, right?! I know...watching them dunk under the water and swim and those cute little webbed feet. I think ducklings are cuter than chicks! I just LOVE them!!! [​IMG]
     
  3. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    These sort of posts make me want to get ducks...but then again people say they are kind of smelly [​IMG] So hubby says NO way! That would be SO adorable though! [​IMG]
     
  4. heatherindeskies

    heatherindeskies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [email protected]@2four :

    It's stinkin' adorable, right?! I know...watching them dunk under the water and swim and those cute little webbed feet. I think ducklings are cuter than chicks! I just LOVE them!!! [​IMG]

    I was amazed they felt comfortable enough to dive the first time out. i couldn't choose between chicks or ducklings though, at the moment!​
     
  5. Silkie Sue

    Silkie Sue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know the feeling.... [​IMG]
    my husband built a " kiddie pool" for my week old babies who have not made it far enough from the barn yet to go for a swim
    they were jumpin in and out and zoomin around under the water..... [​IMG]
    IT IS AWESOME !!!!!
     
  6. heatherindeskies

    heatherindeskies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I don't think they are any smellier than chickens, but messier for sure. They dabble in water and get their feed wet and then drip all over everything which is a strike against them as pets. If not cleaned up after often, the wet feed and wet droppings can smell.
     
  7. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

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    Ducks are not smelly if you keep them clean. The smaller their pen, the more often you need to clean.
     
  8. whitechicken

    whitechicken Out Of The Brooder

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    Now your hooked, and why i have over a hunderd of the little darlings LOL
     
  9. Funsizeracing

    Funsizeracing Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Ducks are smelly if you keep them clean! When mine were babies I had two living inside a 4ft brooder pen. Even cleaning it out twice a day they still smelled bad. Totally worth it though, I just love them to death [​IMG]
     
  10. bayyjayy

    bayyjayy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Over a HUNDRED?!?!?!? Would LOVE to see a picture. Wow...and I thought I was bad wanting to get more and get myself up to the twenties!! LOL. A hundred.....wow!
     

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