Introducing ducklings to older ducklings

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Madaline706, Apr 18, 2017.

  1. Madaline706

    Madaline706 Just Hatched

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    I recently adopted 2 little 1 week old Pekins to accompany my larger 3-4 week old Pekin duckling. There is a big size difference between them. I've already introduced them and the larger duckling and he is very gentle with them but I'm afraid he will step on them so I will keep them separated. When is a good time that I will be able to keep them in the same area? Or will my larger Pekin grow too much for them to stay together?
     
  2. josieotto

    josieotto New Egg

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    Hi, if I were you I would just keep them in seperate cages because you don't want to take any chances with them hurting each other. Since there is a pretty big size difference I think just to keep them seperate would be a safer move.

    Hope everything works out!

    Abby
     
  3. If you can put up some wire to separate them they will still be able to see each other...:)....I had to do that when I had a single Duckling...The new Ducklings grow so fast it won't be long till they can be together full time....While you supervise they can be put together...:)......

    Best wishes.....


    Cheers!
     
  4. Madaline706

    Madaline706 Just Hatched

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    Thanks for the advice all!
     

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