Is 50*F too cold for 4 week old ducks?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Daina, Aug 28, 2014.

  1. Daina

    Daina Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello all!
    I am on my second set of ducks as my first were mallards and would not go back in the pen. Sad story, they all are gone.
    I now have 7 four week old ducks and they were born with their mothers and were kept outside.
    Temps are due to fall to 50 tonight and I forgot if this is too cold for month old rouens, magpie and pekins.
    Any suggestions as they went directly to the pen when I got them 2 weeks ago?
    Thanks for your answers and suggestions in advance!
     
  2. Nyssa03

    Nyssa03 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I would give them a warm place -- since they no longer have their mothers. A heat lamp where they can use it if they want to or move away if they are warm enough.
     

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