Lonely mallard

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Dutchgirl, Jan 13, 2011.

  1. Dutchgirl

    Dutchgirl Not Dutch!

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    Our poor duck is the only one of her species among the chickens. She has a small tub to swim in, and she gets along fine, but I think she's lonely. For a while she was making some strange, high-pitched squeaking noises, like "Piip! Pip!" Was she trying to imitate the chickens?
     
  2. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    If you can, you need to get her another duck friend.
    Ducks are very social little creatures and they do much better with someone else to be a duck with.
     
  3. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    My ducks make that noise sometimes and they have plenty of friends. Even though I don't think the noise has anything to do with it, I think she does need a friend too. Ducks are social critters and need buddies.
     

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