Lone Hatchling...what to do?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Bleenie, Oct 25, 2009.

  1. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    I have a lone muscovy baby from the last hatch (nibbles x sidney). She's al;most a few weeks old now and getting VERY big!

    so far she has been brooded with the chicks, for company, but now that she's becoming so much bigger I am going to have to move her to her own brooder.
    I am POSITIVE she will just have a cow if i put her alone, SO.....

    should i get another duckling? keep her with a chick?

    Will she be okay with a chick or will it get too messy/wet and make the baby sick?

    I found someone that has some babies for sale but they're a bit older & non-muscovy. I hate the thought of her getting attached and then me having to get rid of the other baby. [​IMG]

    no one has young muscovy babies right now! [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Oct 25, 2009
  2. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    Unless she is trampling the chicks, you might want to keep them together. You are right that she will have a cow if separated.
     

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