Chicks and Ducklings

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by OSUman, Apr 20, 2009.

  1. OSUman

    OSUman GO BUCKS

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    I have a brooder that has chicks in it currently and they are almost a week old and i was wondering if i could add ducklings to my current 12 in there?
     
  2. SportTees

    SportTees Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:It won't hurt anything but ducklings are allot nastier than chicks. You'll also have to fill the water more often with ducks and they can't have medicated feed.
     
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I don't have ducklings, but everything I've read says no. Ducks like to wet and messy. Being wet and chilled is a chick's worse enemy.
     
  4. sunnibunny99

    sunnibunny99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Eh... they are more messy! But we didnt know and we put two ducks in with our pullets and they love each other so were not separating them [​IMG]
     
  5. OSUman

    OSUman GO BUCKS

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    i got some ducks and put them in and they were being pecked by all of them so you cant FYI
     

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