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Is it ok to go ahead and put 6 week old Muscovies out now?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by BooneHillbilly, Oct 13, 2009.

  1. BooneHillbilly

    BooneHillbilly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just wanted to make sure as these suckers STINK..lol I have only had them a week and will be finishing up their run tomorrow and the wife wants them out of the house. Temps will be in the 40's in the day time. They have a draft free house to go into at night. Thanks in advance
     
    Last edited: Oct 13, 2009
  2. NancyDz

    NancyDz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2008
    Dutch Flat, CA
    6 month? Or 6 week?? I think as long as they are fully feathered, they will be fine...
     
  3. BooneHillbilly

    BooneHillbilly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are 6 weeks, they do not have all their feathers yet
     
  4. NancyDz

    NancyDz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2008
    Dutch Flat, CA
    I think that is too early if they arent fully feathered... I am not sure though... I know it's true of chicks but not sure about ducklings. If it's 40 during the day.. what is it at night in the draft free house?
     
  5. BooneHillbilly

    BooneHillbilly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Night time is just above freezing.. I guess I can put a heat lamp in with them in the coop
     
  6. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    Just get a lamp. No more stinkies and a happy wife are worth the cost of the bulb [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Oct 14, 2009
  7. BooneHillbilly

    BooneHillbilly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Boy you aint a kiddin..lol
     

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