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#1 michelle OFFLINE  

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Posted May 29, 2011 - 02:43 PM

Anybody here own or have owned "pet" ducks?

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Posted May 29, 2011 - 02:55 PM

No, who'd want one for a pet, they're fowl.

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Just kidding, heat's getting to me. How many do you have Michelle?

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Posted May 29, 2011 - 03:14 PM

I have a pet Ford, A pet Cub, and a pet Sears. Does that count?

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Posted May 29, 2011 - 04:23 PM

Pet birds, squirrels and chipmunks......Oh, and a pet groundhog that is going to get gassed if he keeps raiding my garden.......lol

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Posted May 29, 2011 - 05:11 PM

Me and my dad have 4 or 5 on our half of a farm, what do u want to know?

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Posted May 29, 2011 - 05:32 PM

How about Geese I had pet geese and ducks but no pictures of the ducks they was alot of fun never a dull moment with them around lol

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Posted May 29, 2011 - 05:47 PM

Don't have any ducks, but enjoy watching some of the antics they go through. It always amazes me how long they can keep their heads under water. There's a low spot in a field, that I drive buy on my way to work. It has a few inches of water in it for a good part of the year and ducks are in it most of the time. Early this Spring a couple hundred ducks were feeding there. Whenever I drove by, their heads would be under the water. It always gave me a laugh to see all the duck tails pointed skyward, so I christened it the Duck - Butt Pond.

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Posted May 30, 2011 - 10:31 AM

It always gave me a laugh to see all the duck tails pointed skyward, so I christened it the Duck - Butt Pond.


:bigrofl: Thanks Bill!

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Posted May 30, 2011 - 03:49 PM

Anybody here own or have owned "pet" ducks?


We (read: my Wife) have 7 "pet" ducks, as well as some geese, chickens and turkeys. I collect tractors, she collects poultry :D

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Posted May 30, 2011 - 08:09 PM

Had 6 pet ducks, but the fox got 4, and before he came back, we had a really good meal.
My kids still scold me for that one.

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Posted May 30, 2011 - 08:20 PM

I can see myself getting some ducks probably in 5 or so years. My zoo has to decrease (naturally) first before I can take on more animals.

One of the 4th grade teachers I work with had some baby chicks hatch in her classroom. It got me thinking about having some birds (not a fan of parrots or birds like that personally). Adam's even on board!

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Posted May 30, 2011 - 08:24 PM

We don't have any ducks but we just got chickens about two months ago as chicks from tractor supply. It is amazing how quick they grow. We ended up with one rooster and he is starting to come in to roosterhood and learning his voice. Kind of funny actually. They have been free ranging since they were old enough to be outside without the heat lamp and I still need to finish the chicken coop. Only negative is all the bird poop.

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Posted May 30, 2011 - 08:33 PM

I wouldn't exactly call them pets but we have several ducks. Included in our menagerie are a breeding trio of Muscovies, 4 Pekins, and two young Mallards. They are neat to watch around the yard and show up like clock work to get their share of the corn. If you don't mind the stronger flavor some ducks will lay as many eggs per year as a chicken.




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