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Ducks or Goose / Male or Female ??

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Betty09, Apr 12, 2016.

  1. Betty09

    Betty09 Hatching

    Apr 7, 2016
    I'm looking to get 2 either duck or Goose but can't decide or maybe 1 of each as a indoor/outdoor pet... which is more friendly even dog like if possible? I read Pekin were great as pets and sociable. Can I keep 1 duck and 1 goose together..

    Also which is better 2 males or 2 females? I'm looking for calm, friendly and loving bird non agressive!! Any ideas and tips would be great :)

    Last edited: Apr 12, 2016

  2. Virus

    Virus Songster

    May 21, 2015
    You can keep ducks and geese together if you raise them together, they'll think they're siblings. Males can get a little aggressive during breeding season which tends to put people off males. Females are louder than males and make way more noise. That doesn't mean you should just over look boys, my house duck is a mallard drake and he's like a feathery puppy. The kind you get, goose or duck, really comes down to which one you like better. If you want both then you can but make sure you get them as ducklings so they bond with you, though I've found you get the strongest bond if you hatch them from an egg. Each duck and goose is different, a breed may be famous for being calm and tame but the one you get may be wild and mean, they're like people. Regardless of what you get ducks and geese are wonderful pets.

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