Introducing new ones?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Hegatha, Jun 15, 2011.

  1. Hegatha

    Hegatha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have two three month olds and I got some that are three weeks old five days ago whats the best way to get them used to each other. The older ones really dont like them the keep pecking them everytime I put them together.
     
  2. Eroc1_1

    Eroc1_1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Keep them apart for a little longer. My suggestion would be to keep them apart until the younger ones have feathers. While they are apart make sure they can see and quack at each other. We had a similiar situation and there was some feather picking that did draw blood. So, this time I will be waiting a little longer.
     
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  3. Hegatha

    Hegatha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ya right now I have the babys with the chickens which is right next to the ducks!
     

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