You know when you have been trained when...

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by suburbanduckmom, Jun 7, 2010.

  1. suburbanduckmom

    suburbanduckmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you feed the ducks dinner and dessert (peas) before you even think about what you are going to cook for the people.

    you make a mud puddle before using the hose to water the garden.

    your duck sitting directions are longer than the rest of directions for the house sitter.

    I may not be able to train the ducks but they sure have trained me. [​IMG]
     
  2. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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  3. PlumTuckered

    PlumTuckered Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL! Sounds like life at my house too :)

    Michelle
     
  4. bock

    bock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is FUNNY! [​IMG]
     
  5. nettie

    nettie Enslaved by Indoor Ducks

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    I know what you mean! lol! I do the following-

    Feed the ducks better food than I do myself... Make them shrimp and rice and greens, and I go eat a pop tart...lol
    then I hold off on a shower or washing clothes so the ducks have enough lukewarm water for a bath/swim.
    When I am running late to go somewhere, I stop by them say hello and give them their treats (unsweetened rice puff cereal in their waterer).

    Funny how $4 animals can come in and get treated like kings huh?

    If you haven't already, I highly recommend you read, "Enslaved by ducks" by bob tarte. lol
     
  6. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady Premium Member

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    Rowena is the big mouth of the bunch here on the farm. If it is fresh water time, snack time, feeding time or so hot she feels the need for a cool shower from the sprinkler she belts out a lot of noise.
    Rotten girl! She is only 4 months old and already has me wrapped around her cute little ducky foot. The other 14 are probably going to take lessons from her. Ugh![​IMG]

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  7. MagsC

    MagsC Queen Of Clueless

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  8. Hattiegun

    Hattiegun Chillin' With My Peeps

    dI am soooo glad Im not the only ummm crazy (the word everyone calls me) duck lover ...[​IMG]
    I absolutely HATE to get groc and will hold off as long as possible.. BUT,,, Lord forbid if Im out
    of one of my duck treats..tomatoes, lettuce, corn , peas... Ill make a special trip to the store.
    I always go to the tanning bed before summer --Not been there... Ive been getting my nails done
    for several years.... Right now , NO nails... dont wanna take the time I can spend with my ducks.
    Ugggghhhhhhhhhh..... I dooo hate that I worry about them so much tho... They are ducks after all.
     
  9. deanna&rich

    deanna&rich Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hahahaha, us too.... we love "pea-time" when we bond with the babies by teaching them to eat out of our hands... we've decided to just get used to getting up at 5 in the morning all summer because momma duck quacks so loud to get outside and get her morning slugs...
     
  10. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady Premium Member

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    Slugs, huh? I have been letting the chickens have them...I guess I will have to start sharing what I find with the ducks, too!
    Ah, geez! I am warped![​IMG]
     

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