Introducing younger ducks to older... HELP!!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by pullonyourboots, Aug 16, 2013.

  1. pullonyourboots

    pullonyourboots In the Brooder

    Jul 3, 2013
    Cape Cod, MA
    We introduced two 6 week old runners to our 8 week old pekin. Of course the size difference is insane and the Pekins are going after the Runner babies if the runners try to eat their food or drink their water. So we split the cage with chicken wire so the runners have their own food, water and shelter and same for the pekins but they are close enough to check each other out without any harm being done. Just wondering if anyone had an issue like this how long before they were okay with each other?
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    It may take a couple weeks for everyone to get use to each other. You have done the right thing in separating but keeping it so they can all see each other.
  3. HollyDuckFarmer

    HollyDuckFarmer Songster

    Jun 30, 2012
    LP Michigan

    It will take time.

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