I have one Duck, will I need another?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by morgangirl1, Aug 19, 2013.

  1. morgangirl1

    morgangirl1 Out Of The Brooder

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    My sweet little DeDe duckling is the only duck I have but she seems fairly happy. At first we had two but then her freind got eaten by a raccoon with the head sitting outside in the morning. But now she is still happy and my little girl, or I hope she is a girl, but I was wondering, as she gets older will she see our geese couple and want another duck for a pair?
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Ducks are social, and generally it's good to have more than one. At the same time, people who are able to do so successfully keep a single duck. But single ducks can become very sad if they are not with their person 24/7.
     
  3. mothergooz

    mothergooz Out Of The Brooder

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    I'd get her a friend. I'd get her a few. If she's that sweet she deserves some friends to hang with.
     
  4. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    Ducks are flock animals and do best with others of their own kind, no matter how much dedication a human provides we cannot replace the behaviour nor language of another duck.

    If you do not want to breed, you can get her a girl friend and they'd be quite happy. Really depends on what you can accommodate.[​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Aug 20, 2013
  5. duckins

    duckins Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd get her another friend for those times you can't be with her it will benefit her greatly. Hope you raccoon proofed so he doesn't come back for another kill.
     

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