Ducks make good outdoor pets. They are smart,fun and enjoyable to watch. Their food is relatively cheap,and they also enjoy eating greens. This is wonderful for weed control 鈥?but watch out for your garden. As with any pet,a duck is a commitment of time and energy as you accommodate their needs.
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Can you keep ducks as pets?
If you keep ducks as pets, you may just get more than just cuteness and entertainment. Ducks lay eggs, and you can eat these eggs. On average, ducks lay 200-250 eggs per year, and they maintain this rate of productivity late into their lifetime. Ducks as old as 9 years will still produce around the same rate. They also lay eggs during winter.
What are the best pet ducks?
The White or Black Crested Duck is another great pet duck option. They are big and have a funny, and yet also elegant, white crests on their heads 鈥?so much fun! Perhaps these big domestic ducks are just too much duck for you though鈥?In that case, perhaps you should consider Call Ducks.
Do ducks get along with other animals?
Ducks do generally get along with other animals. If you introduce ducks to your current pets such as dogs or cats, it should only take a few weeks for them to be fully attune to each other (although, as ever, be careful with aggressive dogs).
Do ducks like to be in the House?
Ducks enjoy shiny and moving objects 鈥?similar to chickens and pet shop birds, ducks often enjoy shiny objects like mirrors, playing with strings attached to bells, and similar shimmering objects as a form of entertainment. Another good reason not to keep ducks inside is due to all of the toxic smells they can come into contact with.