Introducing a new duckling! Any advice?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by MissTeal, May 1, 2017.

  1. MissTeal

    MissTeal Just Hatched

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    I have an adorable duckling, he's about 3 or 4 weeks old with his oil just barely starting to come in. His name is Cheepers and he was given to me as a birthday gift and while I have plenty of time to give him and he has imprinted on me I feel that he would be happier with a friend. Now before I go buy another duckling(it will probably be younger, a week old I'm guessing unless there is one around Cheepers age) can anyone give me pointers on how and when to introduce them safely? I already have all the things I need to keep them separate if I have to.
     
  2. chickens really

    chickens really Chicken Obsessed

    Separate the brooder with wire and let them get used to each other first...

    Let them out for supervised visits and soon they will be Pals...:)
     

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