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Ducklings arriving now! Please help ASAP!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Ewe Mama2, Apr 15, 2009.

  1. Ewe Mama2

    Ewe Mama2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hubby is coming home with the ducklings any minute (weren't supposed to arrive until Friday). Do ducklings benefit from apple cider vinegar in their drinking water, or is that for chicks only? Also what is ideal temp for day-old ducklings in brooder?

    Thank you in advance for your help!
     
  2. Andora

    Andora Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2008
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    I don't know about ACV, but I brooded mine between 90 and 100 degrees along with my chicks and they all did great! Just be prepared for very messy poops and water getting sloshed everywhere and extreme cuteness. And of course make sure your feed isn't medicated. If they are coming from the PO, make sure you give them water then take it away for a little while so they don't over drink and drown.

    I can't wait to see pictures!
     
  3. Ewe Mama2

    Ewe Mama2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here they are!


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  4. Spike

    Spike Out Of The Brooder

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    Adorable! [​IMG]
     
  5. Feathers Acres

    Feathers Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That paper towel is going to get dirty quick! I would suggest a different bedding.
     
  6. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    I love baby khakis.
     

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