3 Chickens and 1 Duck

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by kittycatalan, May 19, 2016.

  1. kittycatalan

    kittycatalan Hatching

    Mar 24, 2013
    Colorado Springs, CO
    I found a lost 1 week old Swedish duckling on my property and took her in. She is now 6 weeks and I believe she is lonely. I have 3 chickens, but I am afraid those won't be enough for her. We have been introducing the chickens and duck everyday, but there is a lot of pecking going on. Has anyone had a single duck housed with chickens before? How did it go?

  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    It takes time for chickens to accept any one new. and they can be pretty mean and injure the duck. Can you try and find the duck a friend craigslist or farm store? They really do better if they have a friend of their own kind.

    Welcome to BYC @kittycatalan
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