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Summer

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by duckeg, Mar 25, 2016.

  1. duckeg

    duckeg Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey guys
    The summer is coming and its getting pretty hot in here about 118f (48c) ,just wondering are my ducks gonna be ok?
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    That's too hot... can you get them to a cooler spot? When it gets above 100F here, I take the ducks into their shelter, which is a walkout basement that stays cooler.

    Shade, and fresh water can help quite a bit. Some folks can set up a water mist for a little while.
     
  3. duckeg

    duckeg Out Of The Brooder

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    they acccess to shade and a tub all the time but it's freaking hot and im worrying about them , its their first summer btw
     
  4. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    I also change to cooler water in the middle of a hot afternoon. Make sure they get good quality food. Might consider poultry vitamins every couple of weeks, in their drinking water.

    Watch them, and keep thinking of ways to keep them cooler.
     

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