Duck?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Herweyer 5, Feb 22, 2015.

  1. Herweyer 5

    Herweyer 5 Out Of The Brooder

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    If you get 1 duck does it need to have a friend duck [​IMG] even if i have chickens to be his friend
     
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  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    Yes, they are social animals and they need to have a friend or two of their own kind.
     
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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    If it's a male duck, he will eventually go after your hens (since you have no other ducks). Duck "apparatus" is very different from chickens, a drake can damage or kill a hen trying to breed her. NOT a good situation.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Ducks also like to be around or in water a lot, chickens do not care to be wet and can become ill.
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC![​IMG] I'm glad you joined our helpful community.

    I don't know much about ducks, but I do know that they are flock animals. It would not be a good idea, I think, to keep only one duck on its own. Chickens do not make the greatest companions for ducks.

    You may get some more helpful answers in the Ducks section: Ducks
     
  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined our "flock!"
     

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