New owner of 2 ducklings

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by liz138, Mar 19, 2017.

  1. liz138

    liz138 Hatching

    Mar 19, 2017
    Douglas, Az
    Got my two ducklings at 3 days old and will be turning 4 weeks this Thursday, so far so good. They are happy campers but are outgrowing their little home fast. They have some feathers and I was wondering if it is too soon to move them outside. We live in southern Arizona and nights have been around 40° average. Their home will be a fully enclosed pen and coop. These are our first experience with birds so anything will help, thanks

  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
  3. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under liz138 [​IMG] Welcome!

    As you have already received links to some great starting points, I will just wish you and your little ones all the best.

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    I would also advise you ask on the duck thread. I have no experience with them and I'm sure they can get chilled like a chick, if they don't have a mother around to provide body heat.
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC. I similarly know squat about ducks, but you have some good links that will be helpful.

    Best wishes
  6. You have some links and advice already, so I'll just welcome you and hope you like it here!

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