adding two rouen to four Pekin

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by EmilyMary143, Mar 29, 2015.

  1. EmilyMary143

    EmilyMary143 New Egg

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    We currently have four Pekin ducks about 5 weeks old. My husband decided to buy two rouen just because he always wanted them. They where just hatched a day before. Would they be fine with the Pekin ducks? Or should I keep them separate?
     
  2. Twistedfeather

    Twistedfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah Rouen's and pekins are relatively the same size so it'd be fine if you kept them together
     
  3. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wouldn't, that is a big size different and they need to be kept at a higher temp than 5 week olds.
     
  4. Kaessa

    Kaessa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Once they grow up they should be fine, but I'd be really concerned about the younger ones getting picked on or trampled by the 5 week olds. There is a HUGE size difference.
     
  5. Mrs.H

    Mrs.H Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have adult rouens and pekins living together just fine. But I probably would keep them seperate until they are little bit older bc Pekins get HUGE quick, and can be a little clumsy due to their size! Congrats on the babies! I love my Pekins, friendly and full of personality :)
     

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