Adding a duck?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chixforkix, Mar 29, 2015.

  1. chixforkix

    chixforkix Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi. I'm wondering your opinions are on adding a duck to our small flock. We currently have 6 2 week old chicks (not sure what kind yet, but I think gold sex links). We have had the chicks for 1 week. We live in the north so it might be a while before they get out in the coop (still have a foot of snow). What do you think. Thanks!
     
  2. ChickenNugget89

    ChickenNugget89 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm curious as well
     
  3. chixforkix

    chixforkix Out Of The Brooder

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    Anyone?
     
  4. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    If you want to venture into ducks I would get at least 2. Be warned, they can turn the smallest puddle into a large muddy mess. You will need a small pool at a minimum for them to keep their heads clean.
     
  5. MamaRudey

    MamaRudey Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yes! Everyone should have a couple ducks! They have the best personalities!!
     
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