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keeping ducks and geese together

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by silverfilly, Feb 16, 2009.

  1. silverfilly

    silverfilly Peepin N' Cheepin

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    Just finaly submited my order to Cackle. I got 4 toulouse geese and 6 more ducks, this brings me to 8 ducks. How well will these guys live together? I now have my 2 ducks living with my chickens but once these new chicks are ready to go outside Id like to make a water fowl pen with a kiddy pool in it for them. can ducks and geese live togather? The ducks are all blue sweedish exept one pekin.
     
  2. Picco

    Picco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've never had a problem with them together. They lived fine as babies and separated into to their own groups as adults and ignored each other. The geese will come to have a monopoly on food though, so have several feeders available or design some sort of creep feeder.
     
  3. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    I have 2 toulouse ganders living with my calls, and mandarins right now. They are fine.
     
  4. Mojo Chick'n

    Mojo Chick'n Empress of Chickenville

    This is good to know, since I figured out yesterday where to build my waterfowl pen. All of mine will be combined, also.
     
  5. keeperofthehearth

    keeperofthehearth Chillin' With My Peeps

    Good to know here also. We hope to free range our muscovies and Pilgrim geese but want to build a secured shelter for the nights.
     
  6. chickensducks&agoose

    chickensducks&agoose Chillin' With My Peeps

    is a 'creep feeder' for feeding creeps? Like mr. Goose?
     
  7. Cottage Rose

    Cottage Rose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Some geese tend to boss ducks around.
    Maybe not as babies but when they grow up
    they can be territorial.
    Something to keep in mind.
     

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