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Mirrors for Mallard

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Calea, May 25, 2011.

  1. Calea

    Calea Out Of The Brooder

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    I read somewhere that if you put a mirror in with a baby mallard it can help them to not feel as lonely. Does anyone know if this is true?
     
  2. Kerath

    Kerath Out Of The Brooder

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    I don't know about using a mirror, but we raised a single last year with a stuffed monkey for company. That seemed to help a lot. He spent a lot of his ducklinghood snuggling with the thing until he got way bigger than it. Then he would just sit on the poor monkey.

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  3. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    I used both a mirror and a turkey feather duster for my solo hatch. It worked great.
     
  4. Calea

    Calea Out Of The Brooder

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    That is so sweet!!! I wonder if it is too late to get him a stuffed friend. He has been sleeping solo for a week. I think I'll try it tonight.

    Ps..how did you keep him from pooping on his stuffed friend?
     
    Last edited: May 25, 2011
  5. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    You just get a washable stuffy [​IMG]
     
  6. Big Dreamer

    Big Dreamer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Lol
     

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