suggestions for a duck who lost its two sibblings

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by pondpeople1980, Jun 20, 2016.

  1. pondpeople1980

    pondpeople1980 Hatching

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    Just recently, we had an otter come into our pond and killed two of our ducks, leaving a very lonely duck. Will this duck bond to a young duck who is just getting prepped to be let out for a swim (6 weeks old). Or should I look for an adult duck? Will they bond?
     

  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member 8 Years

    Welcome to BYC @pondpeople1980

    They may form a lasting friendship but you'll need to intro slowly by letting them meet through fencing first. after spending anywhere from a few days to a week side by side they should do fine together.

    I hope you got the predator. Very sorry for your loss.
     
  3. For sure they will bond...Ducks love company. They will take to each other like Ducks to water...
     

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