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I have 13 mallards, five boys and eight girls. I got them as ducklings in april. Yesterday I got 4 new malnourished ducks from a friend of my neices. I think they are the same age as my ducks, or a little younger. Two mallards, a black crested, and one who I have no idea. How can I introduce them to my old flock without a problem?
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:welcome

 

I'm a chicken person just learning about ducks. I don't know if you integrate them the same as chickens or differently. Your best bet would be to post your question on the duck forum:

http://www.backyardchickens.com/f/42/ducks

 

Good luck and have fun with your ducks!

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If they are malnourished, I imagine other needs were unmet as well.  I would quarantine  rather than put in right away with your other birds.  They could be  harboring, worms, mites, lice,  disease.   Welcome to the BYC flock.

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