Older ducks attacking my 2 month old ducks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by lovemyducks2015, Jun 5, 2016.

  1. lovemyducks2015

    lovemyducks2015 New Egg

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    Hi,

    I was wondering if someone could tell me how old my younger ducks will be before they can go in the same area as my older ducks. I have 2 ducks that are about a year old and whenever I put my 2 month old ducks in same area, they attack them.

    Thank you
     
  2. TLWR

    TLWR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you putting them directly in with the older ducks?
    If so, you need to change your approach. Most times, you need to slowly introduce new birds to an existing flock. How you do it depends on how you keep your birds.

    I free range mine, so new birds are given supervised free range time. They also get a pen within the yard so everybody can see and investigate at the fence, but nobody gets hurt. It takes a while, but it makes introductions work a bit smoother.
     
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