New Ducklings Really Need Advice, worried!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by stormie, Mar 19, 2009.

  1. stormie

    stormie Out Of The Brooder

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    So I hatched two ducklings and the black one hatched first, while the yellow one hatched next. Well they are one day old now, and I have noticed that the black one is CONSTANTLY getting all up the yellow ones grill and pecking at his beak. I feel bad for the other one because it's exhausted! I think it could be a show of dominance, but still. The yellow one also pecks at the black one. Should I separate them or will this end? I have food and water in their and they know where to eat. I have never hatched two at once, so new to this. I just worried about the tired yellow one.
     
  2. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    If the yellow one is weak, the black one will go after it. I would separate them for a day or two and then reintroduce them at night and see how it goes.
     
  3. TheNewMrsEvans

    TheNewMrsEvans Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you should probably give the weak one some sugar water...give it a boost...
     

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