Newbie Advice

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by LizGled628, Jun 10, 2011.

  1. LizGled628

    LizGled628 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello!

    I acquired two baby ducklings today, one hatched last night and another hatched last week. Both appear happy and healthy. I have a very nice brooder set-up, with a heat lamp to maintain the temp around 90 degrees (a little less, because it's HOT here in RI right now). My problem is that a friend has an emergency, and asked that I stay at her house for the night. I don't want to leave the ducks alone on their first night, so I brought them with me...do you think they will be okay without a heat lamp for the night? I brought it with me, but I'm having a hard time finding a safe place for it. The ducks seem to be comfortable, no loud chirping, and they are moving freely around the pen I brought them in.

    What do you guys think?
     
  2. DuckLover2399

    DuckLover2399 Avian American

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    Put the heat lamp on them if you dont they could die
     
  3. LizGled628

    LizGled628 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, I will figure something out. Thanks!
     

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