Ducks & Chickens Together?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by MamacatPatch, Apr 28, 2009.

  1. MamacatPatch

    MamacatPatch Songster

    Jul 10, 2007
    Our three 5-week old ducks are outgrowing their pen fast. They are almost fully feathered.

    Is it possible to put them outside with the hens in the chicken run? It's fully fenced in and there is a nice chicken shed for good shelter. There are only three hens and an injured rooster there now.

    Any downsides or considerations to putting them together for now?
  2. patyrdz

    patyrdz The Madd Hatcher

    Feb 26, 2009
    Southern Pines, NC
    If they are feathered and will not get cold, I don't see why not. If you are feeding medicated feed, that could be a problem.

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