4 Ducklings Vacation Question - NEW

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by profam4, May 6, 2009.

  1. profam4

    profam4 Out Of The Brooder

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    We have recently adopted 4 ducklings living in the Midwest


    They are a little over 4 weeks old and it is currently May 6th we have a camping trip scheduled June 14th and I am wondering with Pen created water and food will they be ok left a lone for a few days? Will they need someone with them at all times someone to check up on them or are they ok on their own completely?

    Thanks

    Our ducklings names are
    Sunshine
    Reeses
    Bacon
    Raven
     
  2. froggie71

    froggie71 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 18, 2009
    Shamong, NJ
    Hi, I love your ducks names. We have a dog we have named Raven [​IMG]

    To answer your question, you should absolutely have someone check on them. As everyone says here ducks are not only messy, but they go through a lot of water. You need to make sure there is always clean water available to them and just to make sure no predators are around. They don't need to be watched constantly, but I would say twice a day, morning and night if possible.
     
  3. daisychick

    daisychick Incubator Tetris Master Consultant

    Feb 8, 2009
    Colorado
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  4. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    I would have someone stop in and check on them once a day. Even when animals have all they need, if something can go wrong it will [​IMG]
     
  5. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
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  6. gpamela3499

    gpamela3499 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 26, 2009
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