Duck getting lonely

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  1. vishav

    vishav New Egg

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    Hi there,
    I recently bought 3 chicks and 1 duck. I keep them in the same enclosure, and they get on really well (the deuck is pretty protective of the young chicks. However, in our enclosure we have put some wood above the floor for the chicks. They seem to spend a lot of time there, and even sleep there sometimes. The duck just sits on the floor. Should I buy another duck? Will it get too lonely?
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    You should definitely get another duck. Even with chicks a duckling will be lonely on its own. They don't really speak the same language. It would be like if you were locked up with chimpanzees. Sure you'd have company, but it wouldn't be the same. So there's your excuse to get another duck :)
     
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  6. PSJ

    PSJ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes, get another...or dozen ;)
    Really tho, ducks are very social
     

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