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One of my ducks is trying to kill my ducklings

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by sjm123456, May 21, 2016.

  1. sjm123456

    sjm123456 Out Of The Brooder

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    One of my ducks just had ducklings and the drake is being great and is really gentle with the babies. But my 3rd duck who is on and off nesting keeps going after them. They don't even come up to her, she just chases and hurts them. This is the first time my ducks have had babies and any advice would be appreciated! Thank you!
     
  2. Chicken Bff

    Chicken Bff Out Of The Brooder

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    how did you inroduce them
     
  3. sjm123456

    sjm123456 Out Of The Brooder

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    Well I didn't...Im just letting the duck that had them take care of them....They have been fine the first 2 days because the other duck was nesting but today she got off her nest and was trying to kill the babies.[​IMG]
     
  4. Chicken Bff

    Chicken Bff Out Of The Brooder

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    take the mom and the babys out and put them in view of the others just not where they can touch for about a week then see how they act
     
  5. DuckGirl77

    DuckGirl77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Separate the duck and her ducklings until the babies are a bit bigger. After a few weeks, you can reintroduce them. [​IMG]
     

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