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Majestic Waterfowl Sanctuary: Online Adoption Application



Adoption fee: $35.00 per duck or goose (Payable on adoption day upon signing our Adoption Contract).

Note: If you are a long-distance adopter and we are sharing part of the drive with you, we will also require a Traveling Donation. Click Here for further details.

Fill in all fields then click "Submit Application." We will review your application and respond within 1-3 days.

Your Name:
Telephone: (Required) 
Time Zone: ET PT CT MT
If you don't hear back from us within 24 hours, you either gave us an invalid email address or your spam block is on, in which case our response is probably in your "Junk Email" bin.
Confirm Age: I am 18 years of age or over   
*All adopters must be 18 years or older.

I am applying to adopt the following duck/goose:

View Profiles of Ducks and Geese available for adoption

I plan to:

Drive to Majestic (Lebanon, CT) and pick up the duck or goose in person
Drive to Feathered Angels (Arlington, TN) and pick up the duck or goose in person
I will need some assistance with part of the drive because I live more than 6 hours away. (Click Here BEFORE selecting this option.) 

Why do you want to adopt this duck or goose? (Check all that apply):

Family Pet
Mate or Companion for other duck(s) or goose/geese
Addition to Flock
Breeding purposes
Other:  (Please explain)

Where do you intend to keep the duck or goose you adopt? (Check all that apply):

At my residence
Other: (Please say where)

Who owns the property where the duck or goose will be kept? (Check all that apply):

Other Family Member
Other:   (Please say who)

Type of Property: (Check all that apply):

Farm or Ranch
Other:  (Please describe)

# of adults living at property where duck/goose will be kept:
# of children (under 18) living at property where duck/goose will be kept:

Are any of the adults or children referenced above allergic to birds? Yes  No
If yes, please list who: 

Who will be the person(s) responsible for the feeding and care of the duck or goose? (Check all that apply):

Other Family Member
Other:  (Please say who)

Will the duck/goose have access to bathing water on a daily basis?  Yes   No

If yes, please specify (Check all that apply):

Natural Pond or Lake
Man-Made Pond
Kiddie Pool
Bathtub in House
Other: (Please describe)

Will the duck/goose be housed with other animals? Yes  No

If yes, which kind?  (Check all that apply):

Other: (Please describe)

What will you feed the duck/goose? (Check all that apply):

Mazuri Waterfowl Starter
Mazuri Waterfowl Maintenance
Mazuri Waterfowl Breeder
Blue Seal OrganicLife Starter OR Homefresh Unmedicated Grower-Cal Mash
Blue Seal OrganicLife Grower OR Homefresh Grower-Cal Pellets
Blue Seal OrganicLife Layer OR Homefresh Layer Pellets
Nutrena NatureWise Chick Starter Grower
Nutrena NatureWise All Flock
Nutrena NatureWise Layer Feed
Purina Flock Raiser Sunfresh Recipe
Purina Layena Sunfresh Recipe
Brand Name Chicken Scratch
Cracked Corn
Oyster Shells / Calcium Chips
Chopped, hard boiled eggs (with shells)
Other: (Please say what)

Will the duck/goose have fresh drinking water 24 hrs/day? Yes   No

Do you have veterinarian that can treat waterfowl?  Yes   No
If yes, name of veterinarian: 
Telephone number of waterfowl veterinarian:
May we contact this vet?  Yes   No

Please describe the type of enclosure you will provide during the daytime
(Check all that apply):

Free Range: No Fence 
Free Range: Partially Fenced
Free Range: Stone Walls
Fenced in Lawn
4-Sided Duck Pen/Structure
Top Fencing / Aviary Netting
Bottom Barrier (buried fencing or foundation)
Digging Predator Barriers (underground fence surrounding the perimeter fence)
Inside House
Other: (Please describe)

Will the duck/goose have access to daytime shelter? Yes   No

If they have a pen, will it be locked or latched? Locked  Latched

Please describe the type of fencing on the daytime enclosure (Check all that apply):

Privacy Fencing (no spaces between boards)
Decorative Fencing (open spaces between boards)
Chain Link Fencing
Galvanized Wire Fencing (including PVC coated)
Poultry Wire / Hex Wire
Welded Wire Mesh
Electric Fencing
Barbed Wire
Other: (Please describe)

If wire fencing, please indicate the weave size of your fencing by indicating the Length x Width of the largest openings in the wire (i.e. the measurement of the squares, rectangles, hexes, etc.):

inches   by   inches

If decorative fencing, please indicate the amount of spacing between boards:


Please indicate the height of your fencing at its lowest point:


Please describe the type of shelter you will provide during the nighttime
(Check all that apply):

Inside House or Garage
Duck or Goose House
Other: (Please describe)

Will the nighttime enclosure be locked or latched? Locked   Latched

Please indicate the dimensions of your nighttime housing:

feet   by   feet   by   feet

Does the nighttime housing have flooring: Yes  No

Is the nighttime housing located within a fenced in area: Yes   No

Please describe, in as much detail as possible, the environment the duck or goose will live in. Examples: any further details you'd like to add about shelter and housing description, daily routine, feeding schedule, interaction with humans or other animals, etc.:

Comments Field: Please tell us anything else you think we should know in order to best evaluate your application:


We will need to either arrange for a site visit or review photographs of your pen set up before approving your Adoption Application.

If you have the capability to email digital photos:

After submitting this Adoption Application to us, immediately email us photos of your daytime enclosure, nighttime shelter and any other relevant photos. Please do not submit this form unless you are fully prepared to immediately follow it with emailed photos of your pen set up.

Please be sure all photos are in focus, clear and bright. Send us enough shots to allow us to visualize a full 360 degree view of your pens (stand in the center of your pen and take a photo in each direction), then take a close up shot of your fencing. Also take some photos that show us the inside and outside of their night house. 

In the Body of the email please include your full name, so we can match your photos with your Adoption Application.

If you do not have the capability to email digital photos:

After submitting this Adoption Application to us, we will email you and advise when we are ready to receive your photos. Please write your full name on the back of every photo sent. Be sure your photos are in focus, clear and bright. We do not hold animals for potential adopters, so please mail your photos immediately upon request to:

Majestic Waterfowl Sanctuary
17 Barker Road
Lebanon, CT 06249

Please include a SASE if you would like your mailed photos returned to you.

Which type of photo will you be sending us? 

Immediately Emailing Digital Photos  Snail Mailing Photos Upon Request


I certify that the information given is true and correct and I recognize that any misrepresentation of facts will result in my losing the privilege of adopting a duck or goose. I also give my veterinarian permission to release any vet care records and information about my current and past pets to the Majestic Waterfowl Sanctuary. I understand that this application is the property of the Majestic Waterfowl Sanctuary and that the Majestic Waterfowl Sanctuary has the right to deny my request to adopt.

Please be sure to read our Adoption Contract before Submitting.

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