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  1. duckmom14

    duckmom14 In the Brooder

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    i had two runner ducklings and one of them drownd in about 2 centimeter water and didn't go in the heater and the other died of a brooken neck[​IMG]then i did some research and learned a thing or two
     

  2. Twistedfeather

    Twistedfeather Songster

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    Sorry to hear about your Runner ducklings[​IMG] I'm thinking of getting some this year. What'd you learn from research?
     
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  3. duckmom14

    duckmom14 In the Brooder

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    an important thing is to chek on them every 30 min or 1 hour and if something seems wrong take him/her to the vet and put rocks in the water if not want them to drown[​IMG]
     
  4. Twistedfeather

    Twistedfeather Songster

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    I've actually heard of that but I've also seen birds die because they get their beaks or bills caught in the rocks and they drown still. What we do to prevent drowning is to put it in a shallow dish and refill it every hour or so.
     
  5. duckmom14

    duckmom14 In the Brooder

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    thats a good idea
     

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