Heartbroken Duck

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by 123books, Sep 26, 2013.

  1. 123books

    123books New Egg

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    Please advise me. We had four ducks. Two of them are 2 year old males. Two of them are one year old male/female. Unfortunately, a couple of days ago the female died and her male mate is devastated. He cries all the time and the two older males will not befriend him. They are actually quit mean to him. I thought about buying another duck and hoping it would befriend my lone male, but my husband thinks the two older ducks will eventually befriend him. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. My heart is absolutely breaking right now for our sad, heartbroken duck. Thank you
     
  2. bemba

    bemba Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry for your loss :( I'd advise either getting 3 or more new females, never have more drakes than ducks, as often it ends up being very cruel on the poor females from being over mated.
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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  4. duckins

    duckins Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry for loss and your sad guy. I totally agree with Bemba.
     
  5. DuckCommander

    DuckCommander Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sorry! I would get some more females!

    Where are you located?
     

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