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Some duck questions for a newbie

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by stone_family3, Mar 15, 2012.

  1. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If I get two ducklings on the 22nd would they accept a duckling that is almost a month younger?

    Also do I have to do anything special when hatching a duck egg?
     
  2. QuackerJackFarms

    QuackerJackFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You need higher humidity for duck eggs. I run 60 throughout until the last 2 days I bump it to 70-75.

    IMO you'd have to watch the older ducklings with the baby. At 4 weeks old they will be pretty good size.
     
  3. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay thanks, maybe I won't pick up the other ducks then. If this egg hatches next month then we'll look for another duck on CL.

    Are their any breeds that don't get along? My duck egg is a mixed breed, pekin and crested.
     

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