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Is it true that indian runner duckling cannot swim in their first month

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by karelwo, May 30, 2016.

  1. karelwo

    karelwo New Egg

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    THIS IS URGENT. i need help on this one. does anyone know if runners cannot swim in their first month? iam raising one and need to know. Please reply quickly THANK YOU! PLEASE REPLY [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. TLWR

    TLWR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine swim from the day after I pick them up at the post office. Just use warmish water, towel dry when done and it them ba k where warm when done so they finish drying and can preen
     
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  3. DuckGirl77

    DuckGirl77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I let mine in the tub when they were one week old, just make sure the water isn't too deep. :)
     
  4. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    From Day Two - mine started in a cake pan with 90F water - just an inch and a half of water reached their bellies! TLWR wrote the approach I have taken.

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