How long to pen new ducks?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Dogginfox, Jul 12, 2007.

  1. Dogginfox

    Dogginfox Songster

    I just bought 2 Pekin ducks to keep my single silver appleyard company. How long should i keep them penned up before i let them free range with all the other birds?
  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    I would say....probably a week or so. That way they know where the feed is coming from. Thats what I did with mine...and they stayed around....untill a 2 legged predator found them, and then they were all gone. :thun

    Starting over with 8 babies....that will NOT free roam.

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