do ducks carry disease like chickens

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Country Living Farm, Sep 19, 2009.

  1. Country Living Farm

    Country Living Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 18, 2009
    If i add a new Pekin to my pekin's, do I need to seperate the new one for a while like chickens?
  2. Dances with Ducks

    Dances with Ducks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Separation at first is the best practice. Ducks do have a higher body temperature than chickens giving them more disease resistance, but they are not invulnerable. [​IMG]

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