single duckling advice needed

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by valewife, Aug 19, 2010.

  1. valewife

    valewife Out Of The Brooder

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    I just rescued a duckling (age unknown) from a bad home.
    I have chickens, turkeys and guineas but no other ducks and no pond.
    Can a lone duckling be content with my other poultry or should I find a better home for him?
    Any advice?
    Thanks, Jeanie
     
  2. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    So you don't want an excuse to get another duck?
     
  3. trishamonks

    trishamonks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hi jean i dont kno if this helps but my ducklings were raised with my chickens they get on great even my cockrel doesnt seem phased by different breed in there so i would put it in with the younger chicks just incase the hens see any threat by difference [​IMG]
     
  4. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Mine don't have a pond, just concrete mixing pans with water. It is perfect for them. Ducks like company, I don't know if yours will be okay only with other animals. I echo Wifezilla - maybe a few more ducks? I have eleven - it is a delight.
     
  5. valewife

    valewife Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:That's what I'm afraid of.
    Another duck for a buddy, then a couple more just because they are too cute,
    then different breeds for variety....
    I know how this will go.
     
  6. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    Hey...come on now. You can stop anytime you want. So I stopped at 7.....

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