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Female ducklings fighting

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Hello!

Only one of our indian runner ducks hatched, so after 10 days of it being alone we purchased a 3 week old Indian Runner and added him in with the current, younger duckling. The younger duckling is very aggressive and pecks at the old, bigger ducklings eyes. What can I do so that they can live together?

We also purchased 2 chicks. THe younger duckling is aggressive with them too. So I separated them out. Any suggestions?

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The ducklings will eventually get used to each other. When I introduced my ducklings, I let them play together in the bathtub or in a large space so they could get away from each other. A little bickering is normal. I don't know anything about putting chicks and ducklings together.

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Thanks so much for the information! Very helpful!
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No problem. I hope yours start getting along!:)

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post #5 of 6

If it's more than just a little poking, you might divide the brooder with temporary fence so they can see each other but not hurt each other.  Eyes can get infected if injured, so keep watch - sometimes we have to protect them from themselves.

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How are your ducklings now? are they get along ok now?

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