i want ducklings

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by sundayschicks, Mar 26, 2011.

  1. sundayschicks

    sundayschicks Out Of The Brooder

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    i'm thinking of mixing my chicken flock with a few ducklings. is it o.k.? what do you feed ducklings? if i get baby chicks at the same time can i keep them together?
     
  2. chickschool

    chickschool Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I ordered two duckling for the first time this year and totally recommend it. They are so hilarious with tons of personality. However, they are messy so I'd recommend starting with just a few. As far as keeping them with the chicks I've been told it is fine but have had different options about what to feed them. I finally landed on a chick/duck started feed and they all seem to be doing just fine. What I will tell you is that in the past I had always feed my chicks medicated feed and was recently told that this or the medication that is sometimes added to water will KILL ducklings. Good Luck.
     

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