two ducklings together?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by musicgirl101599, Dec 2, 2013.

  1. musicgirl101599

    musicgirl101599 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello! I have one 9 week old duckling. I know they do much better with another friend and I also go to school, so I think it would be in his best interest to have another friend. My only concern would be, will he not want to snuggle me or love me as much because he has a new friend? Will the new one and I create a bond?
     
  2. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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  3. musicgirl101599

    musicgirl101599 Out Of The Brooder

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  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. You might try giving the duckling a mirror to talk to himself for companionship.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    you could also givehim a stuffed animal to cuddle with.
     
  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  7. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    [​IMG]. If your duck has bonded with you then he will most likely still want to snuggle you even when he gets a new pal.
     
  8. ducklover87

    ducklover87 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd give him a stuffed animal until you get him a friend. Even then with there only being two of them they will be strongly bonded with you. As long as you spend time with them they will have a bond with you. I've had as many as 15 ducklings in the house at once and each one had a bond with me. They are just like any other pet. If you spend time with them they will eventually have a bond. Don't be discouraged if at first the new duckling isn't as cuddly. It will take a little bit for it to warm up to you.
     

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