Can you have 3 ducks live happily together?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by sanchabird, Mar 7, 2014.

  1. sanchabird

    sanchabird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi! I am getting ducks in about a month and I was wondering if 3 girls could live happily together. I have 4 chickens already. I would really like to get 3, but 2 would be ok also. Does anyone have 3 female ducks that live together? Is one a third wheel or the odd man out?
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Ducks mostly seem fine in multiples, especially all girls. There may be exceptions to this, but I cannot think of any right now.
     
  3. sanchabird

    sanchabird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you Amiga, I think I'll get 3 girls!
     
  4. TLWR

    TLWR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I started with 3 girls. They did fine as three. One died. I brought in 3 more. For about a year they stayed in their own "flock" of 2 and the new 3. Now they are grouped together more often, but when they break off, the original 2 still go their way and the new 3 go theirs.
    But they do all get along.
     
  5. sanchabird

    sanchabird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you TLWR! My feed store has a 90% guarantee that they are girls so I hope I'm not part of that 10% that are males.
     

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