How do you introduce ducks?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Carole AM, Apr 12, 2007.

  1. Carole AM

    Carole AM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Will it be the same as chickens? I want to put my young call in with my mature East Indie. They both seem mellow, and I don't have the space to keep them separated.
     
  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    When I introduced my ducks to the babies...it went great...I just took some chicken wire..made a very small round pen...put the baby in there for like an hr....the other came running over, wanting to mother the baby. I waited about an hr of them talking through the fence, and then just let it out...but watched them. The older duck ran over...they talked..and walked off together. Was alot easier than chickens!
     
  3. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

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    good info justusnak, I was entertaining the idea of getting some ducks but not sure how it would go. All I have is two guineas and five grown chickens, my chicks are all two weeks old and was wondering about putting ducklings in with the chicks?
     
  4. Carole AM

    Carole AM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OOOps--I kinda forgot about this thread! My ducks are doing great together- the call follows the east Indie EVERYWHERE! I think the call is a boy. too. Sice then, I even added one more! Here's some pics:

    Here they are in my pond
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    My new crested duckling
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  5. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

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    So cute!! Love your crested.
     

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