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Ducking pecking at other duckling

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by bradford, Jun 15, 2016.

  1. bradford

    bradford New Egg

    Jun 15, 2016
    Hi i have a week old duckling ans another just hatched not evwn a day old however the week old duckling keeps pecking at the newborn and its feet .is this normal
  2. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

    Nov 30, 2014
    Middle Tennessee
    Yes, but... a week older duckling could injure a newly hatched one... I suggest separating them in a way they can still see and hear each other til the younger one gets a bit stronger and steadier on its feet...

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