Introducing new females to Muscovy father and six ducklings.

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by mariwood, Jun 7, 2017.

  1. mariwood

    mariwood Out Of The Brooder

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    Introducing new females to Muscovy father and six ducklings.
    Have six Muscovy ducklings five weeks old. Lost mom to raccoon. Dad is lonely. How do we introduce adult Muscovy females to the group? We have found three females to adopt.
    Ducks are all free range with large pond and very large grassy space. Ducklings are locked up at night but free range during the day.
     
  2. Ren2014

    Ren2014 Blessed Beyond Hope Premium Member

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    So sorry for your loss. Can you keep them separated but where they can all still see each other? The best way to introduce them is to let them get to know each other through eye/sound contact but separated so they don't become aggressive. Are the new girls wings clipped? If not, you will definitely want to keep them confined for about 2 weeks so they will know where their new home is. Good luck.
     
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