Nibbler the single duckling

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Jpat, Sep 20, 2018.

  1. Jpat

    Jpat Free Ranging

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    Its down to 1 degree Celsius or 33 degrees Fahrenheit ()

    at night^
     
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    Is that too cold?
     
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    How feathered out is it?
     
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    Way less than my pekins were at this age. Does cooler temps make them feather quicker? 20180920_205738.jpg
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    I'm not sure how temps affect feathering. :idunno My concern with your duckling is that it has no feathers yet, so unless it cuddles all night long with a bigger duck your low temps might be too cold for it.
     
  6. chickens really

    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    Definitely it gets them to feather quicker...Anyways do what you want...
     
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    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    Hmmm? I'm confused because I must be the meanest Call Duck owner on the planet..:idunno
    Mine sleep in houses and the temp is cold. We had snow.
    That Duckling is definitely old enough to be with that Friend and become a flock member. It won't freeze to death. Add straw to the house for sleeping...:frow
     
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    Iam going to try it tonight i think she will cuddle with the kahki atleast, it will be mild tonight and if the weather gets to cold ill put her in the bathtub for the night

    Thanks everyone !
     
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    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    It will only acclimate to the weather if you allow it to be a Duck..Seriously and I'm being honest. It will be happier cuddling that Duck than in the house. It's making friends..
     
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    Do you have any links to studies on the subject? I'm interested in reading about it.

    :fl I hope it does okay.
     

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