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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

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    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

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    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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