New duckling maybe, answer ASAP!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by kada6305, Mar 19, 2013.

  1. kada6305

    kada6305 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I have 3 10 day old mallard ducklings but want a bit of a variety. If I go to tractor supply and buy a different breed( hopefully runner) that's hopefully close to their age is there anything special I need to do to introduce the new duckling to my three? My three have been together since they hatched.. We are going in a hour so plz answer soon!! Thanks!
     
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  2. Megan Amber

    Megan Amber Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nope nothing to worry about! You just have to make sure that they don't fight and I highly doubt they will considering how young they are!
     
  3. kada6305

    kada6305 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    okay thanks !! wasn't sure how that would be, does the age of the new duckling matter though?
     
  4. Megan Amber

    Megan Amber Chillin' With My Peeps

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    not really! As long as they aren't too much older-as in weeks! Have Fun!
     
  5. kada6305

    kada6305 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any idea the breed? They are only 4 days older than the mallards but huge!!
     
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    kada6305 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. Megan Amber

    Megan Amber Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Actually kind of looks like mine -some kind of runner/swedish/cayuga mix! Sure is cute! I assume all went well when you intrduced them?
     
  8. kada6305

    kada6305 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Uh..might have to separate...rascal keeps going after their eyes!
     
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    kada6305 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They said..khaki? I think that's how you spell it...but I don't know ..that's off of the sign and pictures comparing the ducklings to the picture.
     
  10. jdywntr

    jdywntr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Probably khaki campbells. I can't tell if they are brown or blue.

    If there is a noticable size difference between yours and these then you will need to insure that the younger ones don't get trampled.
     

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