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Should I get a duck as a pet?
However, before choosing a duck as a pet, there are several important points to remember: Please DO NOT keep a duck as a 鈥渉ouse鈥?pet. Ducks are social animals that get along very well with each other and seldom fight. Don鈥檛 get a duck, or any other unusual animal for that matter, just to be different.
What do you do with Baby Ducks when they are finished?
Once they are finished in the brooder, young ducks can be moved to an outdoor enclosure. In extremely cold weather conditions, a heat lamp should be used in the outdoor enclosure as needed. Raising healthy and happy baby ducks only involves a few easy steps, but the rewards are long-lasting.
How do you socialize a baby duck with other ducks?
Spend time with your duck, walking around the yard and feeding by hand. Hold and pet your duck on occasion as well. You will gain the trust and loyalty of your duck while removing the potential for any difficult behavior habits. Add a second duck to your flock if your time for socializing is limited.
How much space does a baby duck need?
Ducks 3 days of age need 1024 sq cm (1.10 sq ft), ducks 1 week old need 2304 sq cm (2.48), and ducks laying eggs need 2500-2809 sq cm (3 sq ft). House the ducks in a pen with adequate protection and flooring. If the pen has wire floors, floors for ducklings under 3 weeks should be constructed of 1.9 cm (3/4 inch) mesh and 12-gauge welded wire.