Raising ducks and chicks together

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by pinknose, Jul 15, 2011.

  1. pinknose

    pinknose Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 8, 2011
    My hen is set to hatch out 5 muscovy duckling next saturday. I also have 10 chicks that are due to hatch from my incubator next saturday as well. My broody hen is very quiet and very sweet, and she has been very tolerant of me candling and moving her eggs. I would like to put the chicks in with the ducklings once they are dry and fluffy. Would that be okay? The chicks are standard size.
  2. jimmythechicken

    jimmythechicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2010
    i would think it would be fine just watch her for the first few hours she will let you know if she is going to take them in.

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