Attracting ducks to a beaver pond

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Attracting ducks to a beaver pond

Postby colebyrob » Sat Sep 22, 2012 5:33 pm

I have a beaver pond on my land and I was wondering what I could do to attract ducks to it. Last year I saw two wood ducks on it and would like to get some more. Any thing to help. THANKS.
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Re: Attracting ducks to a beaver pond

Postby oscar67213 » Sun Sep 23, 2012 7:48 pm

if u r targeting woodies i would put in a nesting box or two.
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Re: Attracting ducks to a beaver pond

Postby Kasilofchrisn » Sun Sep 23, 2012 11:57 pm

Great suggestion on the nesting box. wood duck boxes are easy to make.
Be sure and have the swinging door on it for easy cleanout. Fill the box with sawdust and clean it out each winter. If you don't clean it out they will usually not use it again.
It only takes two or three handfulls of sawdust per nesting box.
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Re: Attracting ducks to a beaver pond

Postby aboz » Mon Sep 24, 2012 3:54 pm

Plant some food source for them. Another important part is that duck are in the area. If they never fly by, or near it's going to be hard.
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Re: Attracting ducks to a beaver pond

Postby NuffDaddy » Wed Sep 26, 2012 3:21 pm

A ton or 2 of corn sprinkled around in the sallows!!! Works every time for me. :biggrin:
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