Duckling care

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by BigPeep, Sep 20, 2009.

  1. BigPeep

    BigPeep Songster

    May 27, 2009
    I just picked up five Swedish ducklings one of which is pretty small and the others are larger but still getting feathered out.

    They are all outside together in a run but I was wondering how much heat they, especially the tiny one which is probably only a week or so old, are gong to need at night. We are expecting temps in the mid 50's for nighttime lows all week.

    I was thinking of putting them in the rabbit hutch for the night puting a heat light in there. Is that needed or will they just cuddle?

  2. becky3086

    becky3086 Crested Crazy

    Oct 14, 2008
    Thomson, GA
    I guess it depends on how old they are but I would give them a heat lamp somewhere.

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