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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by aliciamonteith, Mar 25, 2015.

  1. aliciamonteith

    aliciamonteith New Egg

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    my baby ducks and chicks are together in a rubber tub if my chicks get their bellies wet from the ducks spilling water on the pine shavings can they lose their feathers? Im new at this, this is my first time raising chicks and ducks. my chicks are red broilers and my ducks are the white ducks I can't remember the name for them.
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC they won't lose their feathers but the chicks can get chilled and sick. It's usually best to keep ducklings and chickens apart. Ducklings love to splash and make puddles. Chicks need to be dry.
     
  3. aliciamonteith

    aliciamonteith New Egg

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    Okay thank you very much ill separate them as sion as possible
     
  4. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! I too agree with drumstick about separating them. With brooders being warm it can be haven for bacteria to grow and possibly make your chicks sick.
    Wishing you the very best of luck with your chicks and ducklings and hope you enjoy BYC :frow
     
  5. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    Good morning and welcome to BYC!

    Sounds like things are going to be lively with both chicks and ducks happening at the same time, lol. It would be fun to see photos of your new birds.

    Hope you're having fun, thanks for joining us!
     
  6. aliciamonteith

    aliciamonteith New Egg

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  7. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    Hello [​IMG]and Welcome to BYC![​IMG]

    Glad to have you join! Feel free to make yourself at home!
     
  8. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    Love that picture of the little ones swimming!
     
  9. aliciamonteith

    aliciamonteith New Egg

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    Thank you they are really fun too watch as well when they are in the tub
     
  10. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     

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