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#161155 - 03/30/07 09:01 PM OT: New Addition To Our Family!!!  
Scott35  Offline

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Here is the newest addition to our family!!!
She is a Hen Duck - Breed is unknown. Looks like a mix between Gadwall, Mottled Duck , Widgeon and Mallard, so if anyone knows for sure, please chime in!

First set of Images:

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Set #1 of 2: "Peepers" between 1 Week and 3 Weeks of age,

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Second set of Images:

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Set #2 of 2: "Peepers" between 6 Weeks of age, and currently (March, 2007)

She is a really neat addition to our family!

We got her from a Pet Store, at the ripe old age of 2 days old!

Someone had found her separated from the rest of her family, and thought she was abandoned - so they brought her to the Pet Store.
The Clown in charge of the Pet Store figured she did not need any Water, and she would be OK in a fish tank (I start ranting here, so will stop).
Nevertheless, I adopted her immediately. My Wife and I rushed her home, got her Hydrated, kept careful watch over her all night, all the next day and all the next night - which resulted in a completely healthy and happy Duck!

Just thought you all would like to see a happy story + change of pace!


Scott " 35 " Thompson
Just Say NO To Green Eggs And Ham!

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#161162 - 03/30/07 10:59 PM Re: OT: New Addition To Our Family!!! [Re: Scott35]  
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Job well done Scott.

Good on you and your wife to provide a start in life for a little duckling.


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#161177 - 03/31/07 04:27 AM Re: OT: New Addition To Our Family!!! [Re: RODALCO]  
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Congratulations Scott

The first couple of months are the easiest. Just wait till she starts to stay out late, asks to borrow the car, and bringing back male ducks to meet daddy. laugh


der Großvater

#161287 - 04/01/07 10:39 AM Re: OT: New Addition To Our Family!!! [Re: Kenbo]  
togol  Offline
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WOW, where does Peepers nest at night ?


Tom

#161290 - 04/01/07 11:19 AM Re: OT: New Addition To Our Family!!! [Re: togol]  
Roger  Offline
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Good job Scott.

Roger


#161371 - 04/02/07 11:26 AM Re: OT: New Addition To Our Family!!! [Re: Scott35]  
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Not a duck but a duck dog. Got him for Christmas. He's been all over the state of Maine, working with me. Hobey is his name but I call him truck dog:)

Jon, aka Walrus

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#162358 - 04/18/07 05:49 AM Re: OT: New Addition To Our Family!!! [Re: Admin]  
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Huh...a pet duck. Neat, looks like they would be nice to have. Are they inside/outside? Potty trained? Do you have a pool for them? Or pond eg;


Luke Clarke
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#162658 - 04/23/07 03:30 AM Re: OT: New Addition To Our Family!!! [Re: Luketrician]  
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Scott,
Thanks a lot for the cool images!!.
We had ducks down on the farm at home when I was growing up.
Ducks Rule!. laugh


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#162663 - 04/23/07 05:23 AM Re: OT: New Addition To Our Family!!! [Re: Trumpy]  
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I suppose you will be putting your family in the movies next.

20th Century Duck productions


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