Help! My ducks are drowning!?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by farm girl99, Mar 31, 2016.

  1. farm girl99

    farm girl99 New Egg

    Jan 19, 2016
    My four ducks are almost a year old and we just moved them from there winter shed into there old out door pen (large dog run) before winter that is were they lived and had no problem with there stock tank swim area. Yesterday (the day after we moved them into the outdoor pen) when we went to care for the duck one of my Harlequins was dead and seemed to have drowned :( we initially thought that the ducks got to excited about the water tank and drowned her since we have two pekins there as well they take up a lot of space in the tank. Well today we went again to take care of them and one of the pekins was dead! It looks like she died the same way. We took the tank out but do you think it could have been something else that caused them to die besides the water? Also the stock tank is at ground level so the ducks can get in and easily. Thanks in advance.
  2. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 30, 2015
    ducks float unless something was holding them down then I doubt they drowned, something probably got in there and killed them

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