new duckling almost drown by older one

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Bent Fork Farm, Mar 3, 2013.

  1. Bent Fork Farm

    Bent Fork Farm Out Of The Brooder

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    I picked up this duckling today , the woman who sold "sqeaky" to me said she was ready to stay outside and it should be no problem introducing her to our other ducks. Once this ducky got into the pond, the larger, older pekin grabbed her neck and tried to drown her! Help...how do I integrate all of them together so there is no fighting or drowning?






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  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    How old are your other ducks?
     
  3. Bent Fork Farm

    Bent Fork Farm Out Of The Brooder

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    The others are almost a year old. I built this little playpen for sqeaky 2 days ago , she wants to play with the others so bad, I let her out to mingle with them yesterday...she follows them just as she is supposed to ...but the big white peking "Stelli" just dunks her/him under water, and grabs her/him neck with it's beak. Someone suggested i give them all snacks at the same time...I am afraid stelli will hurt sqeaky. thoughts?



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