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Sweet tweet

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thatbags Sun 25-Aug-13 09:14:44

Ducklings in a cup

Nelliemoser Sun 25-Aug-13 09:22:31

They would be even sweeter in an orange sauce! wink #runsforcover!

I am not really that mean. I think they are cute and I am a veggie.

j08 Sun 25-Aug-13 09:27:37

That is plain weird!!!

JessM Sun 25-Aug-13 09:43:40

Yes they are sweet. In NZ they have a saying that likens being really chuffed to "a box of fluffy ducks"

nightowl Sun 25-Aug-13 10:16:57

Nellie I'm shocked! grin

Are you a closet carnivore? I'm also a veggie but have been having some very disturbing dreams recently where I am eating almost raw meat. I wake up with the disgusting taste in my mouth. Not sure what all that's about confused

finocchio Sun 25-Aug-13 10:20:00

Do you take milk and sugar with that? Nah, just a couple of ducklings will do. grin

thatbags Sun 25-Aug-13 11:05:09

Actually, since someone mentioned it, duck is my favourite meat. They have to have had a decent life though and have been killed humanely.

thatbags Sun 25-Aug-13 11:05:25

fin grin

Ana Sun 25-Aug-13 11:08:01

D'you think they're paddling away madly and wondering whey they're getting nowhere? confused

Nelliemoser Sun 25-Aug-13 11:12:13

It was seeing some ducks crammed into cages on a lorry being transported away from an intensive farm somewhere in the Dordogne that finally made me go vegetarian.

Aka Sun 25-Aug-13 11:58:38

Nellie I went veggie for 15 years after seeing piglets crammed into a lorry, again in France. Some had their little heads poking out through the vents and that made it worse seeing their little faces. Sorry to be sentimental but it left a lasting impression on me sad

j08 Sun 25-Aug-13 12:19:49

Don't eat French meat!

Ariadne Sun 25-Aug-13 13:41:09

One day old veal calves at Dover docks, ready to be shipped to France, made my mind up about eating meat, French or from anywhere else. Veggie for well over 30 years now.

Aka Sun 25-Aug-13 14:21:44

I could never eat veal for the reason that males calves are taken from their mothers at birth and transported often without even water. It beggars belief.

grannyactivist Sun 25-Aug-13 14:58:46

Cute photo. My daughter has two ducks named Dilly and Delilah - keeps 'em for the eggs (yet to start laying though), but I'll be happy to see them off when the time comes - like Bags duck is a favourite of mine. (wolfish grin )