Now what to expect?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Mybackyardpeepers, Aug 15, 2019.

  1. Mybackyardpeepers

    Mybackyardpeepers Crowing

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    It's just a pastry dish so small. She is an absolute joy lol. I wanted ducks but they are to messy for me, but I will make an exception for her (hope it's a her) I will do the half, she is almost a week already I believe. Can she play in a dish of water?
     
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    Miss Lydia John 3:16

    Of course if it’s warm water and she doesn’t chill.
     
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    Miss Lydia John 3:16

    Please be sure to post pics when you can.
     
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    Mybackyardpeepers Crowing

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    Don't know if you can see the whit dot in her eye, the other side is worse.
     
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    Miss Lydia John 3:16

    Yes I can see it. She’s adorable! Do you think she has any vision?
     
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    Mybackyardpeepers Crowing

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    Thank you, I absolutely love her. Her right eye I believe is the worse, don't think much if any vision. I am pretty sure she can see movement, shadows out of the eye I showed you. Any guess what caused it at such a young age?
     
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    Miss Lydia John 3:16

    Incubation, parents hard to say. It’s just wonderful your able to give her a home. She’ll need the security you can give her. But you have to let her be a duck too.
     
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    Mybackyardpeepers Crowing

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    Yeah that's the really hard part lol. I am so torn about getting her a friend, I really don't need two ducks but I know it would be very beneficial for her.
     
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    Miss Lydia John 3:16

    I think in the long run 2 would be better, because they are flock animals and having a friend will help you both. She’ll be really demanding of your time, having a buddy and keeping them in a very secure coop and run will give her security and a way to be a duck. Just something to think about. I have 18 water fowl I can’t tell you the joy they bring me. They are messy creatures but it’s the best therapy there is.
     
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    Mybackyardpeepers Crowing

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    I know it would help she can only get so much companionship out of a stuffed bunny. :lau Thank you for so much information and walking me through duck ownership for dumbies lol. :he I guess the plus side of owning a blind duck is in time I can help other people on her with what I learn. :celebrate
     
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