adopting pekin ducks-questions!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Noelg, Jan 7, 2011.

  1. Noelg

    Noelg In the Brooder

    Aug 5, 2010
    I have someone who would like for me to take their 2 pekin duck females

    I have two here already, male and female. My questions are

    should ducks be quarantined like chickens would be? 30 days?

    Can they be carriers of anything that wont show up till i put them with the others? MG MS any of the CRD's?

    Im i checking for any other issues other then bumblefoot,mites ?

    will the girls fight? or will my male try to hurt them trying to protect his one girl now?

    The two girls are with a vets wife, so if they need to be tested for anything i will have them do that before they come. Right now my 2 are with my chickens without too much hassle between them, i would think if i add the 2 more the 4 will have to have their own area to avoid to much hassle and stress on my chicken girls



BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by: