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Do ducks really need water at night?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by neetabeamie, Apr 26, 2016.

  1. neetabeamie

    neetabeamie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am getting five ducklings and I am so excited!
    I already have chickens.
    Chickens do not need water at night, do ducks?
    I did not think so but then I read about how allot of duck owners provide water in the ducks sleeping space.
    Is it really necessary?
     
  2. nchls school

    nchls school Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If the ducklings. chicks too, are being kept warm by a heat lamp it is a good idea to have drinking water available. If they will be in the dark, drinking water is not needed.
     
  3. neetabeamie

    neetabeamie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! That makes a lot of sense :)
     

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