concerned about adding chooks to my ducks: causing sickness

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by jmc, Jan 25, 2011.

  1. jmc

    jmc Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 22, 2008
    South Central MA
    I have nine Campbell hens i want to sell, but at this point cannot.

    if i get chicks in the spring, could i add them to the ducks, should the ducks not sell. I am concerned about the ducks sloppiness with water and poop causing sickness in the chooks.

    also, ducks lay anywhere--not in boxes off the ground. so this can promote egg eating among the chooks.

    if i could just sell those ducks!!!!!!!!!!! [​IMG]
  2. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

    I don't think a hen could get into a duck egg shell as easy as her own (when its still soft)

    I have 24 chickens total and no egg eaters. (possibly four males, two at 10 months, one at 6 months one at 6 weeks- anyone need a male or two?)

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