3 month old duck joining 1 year old duck?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by 2Gerootheducky, Jan 21, 2019.

  1. 2Gerootheducky

    2Gerootheducky Chirping

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    Hi, I have recently gotten a 3 month old duck to give company to my 1 year old duck. However, I was wondering how I should introduce them so they can bond and be companions to each other.
     
  2. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Did you candle today?

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  3. BReeder!

    BReeder! Crowing

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    Welcome! Check out forums on ducks. There's likely a thread on how to introduce a duckling to an existing duck. I would imagine the 'see don't touch' method using something line a dog crate would would work, but I have 0 experience with ducks.
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Welcome to BYC. Is the older duck a female ? If so gradual, monitored introduction can be started if the temperatures where you are located allow. If the older duck is a drake the duckling will have to be more mature and female.
     
  5. 2Gerootheducky

    2Gerootheducky Chirping

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    Hello everyone, thanks for the quick help and advice. I actually don't know what gender my 1 year old duck is, but the younger one is a female. And, I will try a see dk t touch method at frost and see how they interact. Hope it works.
     
  6. 2Gerootheducky

    2Gerootheducky Chirping

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    I do have time to supervise visits, btw
     
  7. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
    Good luck with your duck integration.
     
  8. 2Gerootheducky

    2Gerootheducky Chirping

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    Thanks, I'll keep the situation informed and posted .
     
  9. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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  10. yickenscarf23

    yickenscarf23 Chirping

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    I believe male ducks have a little curly tailfeather from a quick Google search.
     

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