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Do Ducks need other ducks?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Brittanyluvsherduck, Jul 31, 2011.

  1. Brittanyluvsherduck

    Brittanyluvsherduck In the Brooder

    Jul 17, 2011
    My duck lost her duck friend that I bought her with, if I give her a mirror to look at will she stop crying? I tried to show it to her but she flew away...

  2. well if they bond they will be heart broken and will wanna be with anything that moves thats what happened to my cuzes male pekin the female/male got killed by their beagle!and now he hangs out with everyone but my guinea pig he was a boy and had a brother and one day on brother died of a heart attack and the other of loneliness........ sorry had to say it....... [​IMG]
  3. Brittanyluvsherduck

    Brittanyluvsherduck In the Brooder

    Jul 17, 2011
    well, its been about two weeks and she doesnt seem to be to upset anymore like about being alone. she answers to me when I call her name but im srating work soon and i dont want her to get to upset, is there anything else i can do to help her?
  4. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

    Jan 11, 2010
    Ducks are happier in a flock, after growing up with others around she is used to having a duck friend. It would be kindest for her if you could find a replacement of a similar age for her.
  5. iamcuriositycat

    iamcuriositycat Songster

    Jul 30, 2009
    Charlotte, NC
    Do people need people? Yes, ducks need ducks. They are flock animals and without companionship they can literally pine away and die from loneliness. Even if they don't die from it, it's miserable and unhappy, like a human in solitary confinement. Horrible. Please do her a favor and find a companion, especially since you'll be gone for 8 or more hours a day now and she will have no one.
  6. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

    Jan 3, 2010
    Southern New England
    And so often, there is another duck in desperate need of a home.
  7. silkielover92

    silkielover92 Chirping

    Jul 30, 2011
    Eatonville Washington
    Craigslist always has ducks for sale or trade maybe check that out?

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