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Name These Ducks - Giveaway!

 
Destiny Hagest
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You guys! I have 3 beautiful ducks a friend gave us, and they are just lovely, but I've been calling them 'the ducks' for two weeks now, and that's gotta change.

In honor of these lovely ladies, I'm sponsoring a little giveaway on the Permies Facebook page!

You can win a set of Paul's Permaculture Playing Cards if you make the winning name suggestion!



To enter, just comment with your suggestion on the Facebook post, like the Permies Facebook page, and like, comment, and share that post! Contest ends Sunday night at midnight MST, have fun everyone

 
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Lizzy, Juultje & Babette. Those are the names (in Dutch) of the three nieces of Donald Duck's lady-friend (her name is Katrien in Dutch).
You might not know how to pronounce these Dutch names, so you can choose the English names of the three nieces (I don't know).
 
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Three Sisters.
Corn, Beans, Squash.
 
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Try Elanor, Manni and toad
 
Suzanne Hill
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I do not do Facebook so I am hoping that you will check the forum here too - my duck name suggestions are: Nalah, Bella, and Fallon
 
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Ah, but what do you want these ducks to do?

1. Hoover, Meile and Rainbow if you want them to vacuum up slugs. (or choose your own favorite vacuum brands)

2. Xerox, Gestetner and Savin if you are willing to take a page from Dan Needles and encourage them to "reproduce" - that one gets lots of smiles from people who are old enough to have met the machine called, "Gestetner", and reproducing smiles is something I very much approve of also.

3. Or you can just be weird like me, and name them Sine, Cosine, and Tangent.

Are you actually able to reliably tell them apart? That's been a problem on our farm with several female Muscovys. It seems I stick a name to the one who goes broody first each spring, and then we can tell for most of the summer based on which group of ducklings hangs closest. That's not bullet-proof, as the two sisters are prone to swap off parenting responsibilities (one just *loves* to sit on eggs, and the second seems to quite enjoy parenting), but it meets the basic need of not having to call every female duck "mom".

Good luck on finding names that bring you joy!

J.
 
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What's wrong with the name Duck or Duck One and so on?
 
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Aglaia, Thalia, and Euphrosyne, the Three Graces.

 
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Peace, Love, and Joy?

or if they are always under foot; Trip, Stumble and Fall

In celebration of Disney; Daisy, Daffie and Dawnie or Donna

Permie, Companion and Sis (short for systems)



 
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Of course, Huey, Dewey, and Louie.
 
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prefontaine, bride of godzilla, and ben aflac. hehehe
 
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Because I think they should live in a DUCKINGHAM palace, they can be royality--Diana, Fergie, and Anne OR With A names as an A Team--- Agatha, Adelaide and Alice.



 
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Alex, Jane and Sukie ->
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Witches_of_Eastwick_(film)

or

Faith, Hope and Charity ->
https://3sistersmyth.wordpress.com/
 
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Gilda, Gladys and Gertrude. I call it like I see it!
 
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I like flower names for the girls. Rose, Daisy, Alyssa
 
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Will not do Facebook....sorry.

But one of those ducks sure looks like a sir henry waddlesworth
 
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Loving all of these suggestions you guys!! I'm going to stay up tonight just so we can pick the winners and mail those cards out in the morning

Sorry, I know Facebook isn't everyone's cup of tea, but the main goal of this little contest is to reach more people on our official Permies Facebook page, so you gotta like the page and share the post to be officially be entered!

I'll be sure to post the winners here though, just for fun
 
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Okay. Professor Quackenbush, Lady Waddlesworth, and Mrs. Featherbottom (with apologies to Tobias Funke.)
 
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Ben Johansen wrote:Okay. Professor Quackenbush, Lady Waddlesworth, and Mrs. Featherbottom (with apologies to Tobias Funke.)


Oh my gosh, I actually already had a hen named Mrs. Featherbottom! She passed away this year, but I LOVED that name.

People that like Arrested Development rock my socks!
 
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Destiny Hagest wrote:People that like Arrested Development rock my socks!


Time for your fun-fun! Just a mouthfulllll of frosting when you take the medicationnnn...
 
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I am going to be disappointed if one is not called Donald which leaves you with a choice of two out of 3 from the following names - Bernie , hillary Ted

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And the winner is...Diana Colboch!

These ducks shall henceforth be known as Winkin, Blinkin, and Nod, in honor of the children's poem

Thanks everyone for the suggestions, it was so hard to choose! This was a lotta fun!
 
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Larry Koelsch wrote:Of course, Huey, Dewey, and Louie.
thats what i thought too!
 
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Destiny Hagest wrote:And the winner is...Diana Colboch!

These ducks shall henceforth be known as Winkin, Blinkin, and Nod, in honor of the children's poem

Thanks everyone for the suggestions, it was so hard to choose! This was a lotta fun!


Congratulations, Diana! Loads of great name suggestions.

I loved that poem for a night-time story for my kids. I was looking for a lovely reading of the whole thing and I found it as a song, instead.





(Sorry, I couldn't decide which version I liked better!)
 
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