Hi all! My ducklings love it with me but the only issue is the brooder. They spill the water everywhere and then it just ultimately fills up the brooder by like half an inch of water. How am I supposed to prevent this? I want them to have water but I want them to have a clean brooder too that is not filled with water!
How to keep brooder sort of clean?!
We used a cake pan and a wire baking rack for our ducklings. It worked for two and a half weeks. By week 3, their whole brooder was SOAKING WET. So, we moved them outside into our transition pen where they had more room, so they wouldn't always be laying in wet bedding. It worked well for us. We just had to run an extension chord for a heat lamp.
Ducks love water so you need a waterproof brooder that is easy to clean. If you want a dry pet, try a lizard or snake.