For those with ducks....

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by mcdaid36, Mar 16, 2008.

  1. mcdaid36

    mcdaid36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A friend is giving us 2 ducks. I'm wondering if I need to be as worried about hawks with them as I am for the chickens. They are considerably larger, so I wouldn't think hawks would be a problem, but I'd like to make sure. Thanks!
     
  2. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

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    I dont have ducks but I have heard they are more acceptable to predators than chickens
     
  3. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    Remember that poulry and waterfowl, especially domestic is near the low end of the food chain. Hawks can kill a duck as easy as a chicken.
     
  4. mountain man

    mountain man Out Of The Brooder

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    i lost ducks to a fox the hawks have kiled a few chickens i have muscovys and they do well
     

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