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. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    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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