I need help ...I'm a new member with a question

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by kimmartin74, Apr 19, 2017.

  1. kimmartin74

    kimmartin74 New Egg

    Apr 19, 2017
    I have three ducklings one is about 10 days to 2 weeks old and lost his companion duck I just bought two 2 day olds can I put them together
  2. kimmartin74

    kimmartin74 New Egg

    Apr 19, 2017
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas, kimmartin74, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our community! My best advice would be to post in the Ducks Forum here: https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/42/ducks The folks there really know their quackers and should be able to advise you about mingling your ducks. Best wishes and thanks for joining BYC! [​IMG]
  4. Spookwriter

    Spookwriter Overrun With Chickens

    Feb 23, 2010
    I've never had ducks. Chickens maybe.

    But the quick answer is to try it, see how everyone interacts.
    Is a two week duck much bigger than a new duck?

    Just try it and see. Post the results back here if you don't mind.

  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - I'm sure the duck peeps will be able to advise. Never kept ducks, so I cannot offer any input.

    Best wishes
  6. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under kimmartin74 [​IMG] Welcome!

    As you have already received some good advice and a link to the Duck Forum, I will just wish you all the best.

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Ducks grow really fast so I imagine your older duckling is a lot bigger than one a day or two old. Either it will welcome infant ducklings with open wings, or peck the daylights out of them. By all means ask the duck folks what you should do.

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