Does my new duckling need a heat lamp?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by s19vs, Nov 27, 2016.

  1. s19vs

    s19vs New Egg

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    My new duckling was bought into the clinic I work in and it now has a permanent home at my property.
    It's very young and living inside - my question is if it will need a heat lamp if it's inside the house or if that's really only for outdoor ducklings?
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    Last edited: Nov 27, 2016
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - thanks for joining us. I know zip about ducks, but these guys sure do - https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/42/ducks - try posting your question there, if other greeters can't help out.

    Best wishes
    CT
     
  3. Flock Master64

    Flock Master64 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC
     
  4. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    The good members on the duck forum @CTKen gave you a link to will be the most help. There are also articles about raising ducklings in the Learning Center (under Other Poultry, I believe) so that might be worth a look also.

    Good luck with your new little one!
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    How old is the duckling? Is it feathered out?
     
  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas and :welcome! Great to have you aboard! Best wishes to you and your duck! :yiipchick
     
  8. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hello there, and welcome to Backyard Chickens! I am so glad you joined us, I do hope you will make yourself at home here. Enjoy BYC!
     

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