They joined the rest of the bigger birds today here they are!
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Every one getting along okay?
Edited by Muscoveyman - 9/9/15 at 4:18am
[IMG]Sorry I've been extremely busy with school and sheep and everything else that life is throwing at me lol, unfortunately one of the drake had a go at one of the ducklings and pulled a new feather out which make her bleed so I've separated them for now and covered her in iodine! He's causing a bit of trouble hurting the girls now so if he continues he will be for the plate!
Aww poor thing. Sometimes drakes don't mind their manners, Maybe some time out by himself will bring him to his senses before he becomes dinner.
They won't you'll need to keep mama and ducklings separated from your drakes for at least 3-4 weeks in an area where everyone can see each other but no drake can harm a little one. Hows the duckling doing?
Great news, they are very resilient. thankfully .
Unfortunately a mink chewed its way through the floor of my coop and killed all my ducks about a 4 weeks ago just today I've bought 6 more muscovie hens a drake and two call duck pairs! Time to rebuild my flock:/ this time I'm laying a concrete foundation and building a house out of cement bricks there will be steels door and a roof also an electric poultry fence around that at night not a single predator will
@Muscoveyman where are they now while your building this very safe secure house for them?
So very sorry for your losses.