Temperature for Baby Ducks & Geese

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by MikelJohn, Feb 12, 2008.

  1. MikelJohn

    MikelJohn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What should the temperature be for a 5 day old baby ducks and geese? I have them separated from my baby chics. I'm just figuring out that I have a heating problem. The ducks and geese seem to be doing fine. They are eating alot. And I keep them clean feed and water. I haven't been giving them much heat because they act like they don't need it but now I know I am probably wrong!
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

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  3. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I've never had geese, but my call ducklings take less heat for a shorter length of time. That said, they at 5 days of age still need to have a heat lamp 24/7 that they can get under if they choose to.
     
  4. MikelJohn

    MikelJohn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for all the help. I notice they get under the light when they need it. I am finally getting the heat right after loosing chics. This has been a first time learning experience!!! I know what I need to do next time. It is so nice to have people here to help you. I hope I can help people here one day.
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I hope I can help people here one day

    Now, that's nice. And I promise, if you stick around, you will. We all were newbies once.​
     

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