Is my duck lonely??

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Bigjohn840, Nov 8, 2018.

  1. Bigjohn840

    Bigjohn840 In the Brooder

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    I have 1 Pekin duck and I've heard that ducks can get lonely I also have 12 chickens and she seems fine but I was wondering what ass re the signs of duck loneliness
     
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  2. happy duck

    happy duck Crowing

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    I would say he is lonely...I would get him a friend. Male or female?
     
  3. AlleysChicks

    AlleysChicks Enabler

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    Male ducks can harm chickens. If your duck is a girl I would get at least 1 other girl friend.
     
  4. QuacksALot

    QuacksALot Chirping

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    Ducks can die from loneliness. I also agree as the people up there said that male ducks can harm chickens. I would get them a friend ASAP. Like- now.
     
  5. QuacksALot

    QuacksALot Chirping

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    Your pic- is that a Saxony or an orptington?
     
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  6. aliciaFarmer

    aliciaFarmer Songster

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    I agree, I would get another duck or two asap. I have three girls are they're inseparable. When they were little one of the three had to be separated from the other two because she arrived with a severe eye injury and infection and was blind (she now has sight in one eye). We needed to treat her eye and she was absolutely miserable being separated from her sisters for even that short period of time.
     
  7. chickens really

    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    Hello. Another Duck Hen would be good. I'm sure she isn't lonely with the chickens although she needs someone to do Duck things with. Good luck finding her a friend.
     
  8. Duck Hill

    Duck Hill Songster

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    If you have a kiddy pool with water, it will give the ducks a place to escape from the roosters. Ducks love to be in groups, so I recommend at least two.
     
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  9. Bigjohn840

    Bigjohn840 In the Brooder

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  10. NoFlyBackFarm

    NoFlyBackFarm Crowing

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    Get another female
     
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