Ducklings!!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by m496, Feb 14, 2012.

  1. m496

    m496 Out Of The Brooder

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    Today I found my first duck egg!! So exciting!! So, here is my plan for this spring ducklings. I want to incubate a batch and raise them so that they are very friendly but I'd also like the mom to be able to raise a small batch herself. I've been reading about needing to supervise ducklings swimming so that they don't drown, get too cold, etc. but what if the mom is raising them? Should she not be aloud access to a tub so that the ducklings cannot get in? And also she is with one other duck (a drake). Would he pose a threat to the ducklings? Would it be best to seperate her from him?
    Lots of questions but its that kind of season!!
    Thank you.
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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