My feild runner duck hatched her eggs

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by newduckmom, Mar 22, 2013.

  1. newduckmom

    newduckmom New Egg

    Jan 3, 2013
    My field runner just hatched her eggs. I have three new ducklings. What do I need to do for them. I put water and duckling food. Will it hurt them if they eat the moms food? Do I need keep a heat lamp in there coop?
  2. bemba

    bemba Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2010
    Mary Valley QLD.
    Congrats!! Just make sure they can get in and out of the water containers. Just keep an eye on them, if she doesn't seem to be keeping them warm etc, I'd take them off her and raise yourself with a heat lamp, runners arent' renown for being good mothers, but I have had and seen several that break that rule.
    Last edited: Mar 22, 2013

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