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Discussion in 'Ducks' started by jellyfish97, Apr 19, 2016.

  1. jellyfish97

    jellyfish97 New Egg

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    I have 2 baby ducks. They're approximately 2 weeks old now, in which case they're getting too big for their current pen. It has a heat light on them during the night and stays around 75-80 degrees. During the day they spend most of the time outside in a well supervised area since our weather has been warm. They do get about 10-15 minutes of supervised play time in shallow heated water so they can properly groom themselves. Once they're done, we dry them off immediately as to avoid any chills.We did have one with nose issues but those have cleared up! I need some advice on what they can be put in at night and so they can be able to have more room, sufficient heat, ect. They've been knocking over their food and water at night as well, would it be okay to take those out at night? Also how hot should I keep them now? I'd love to see set ups for ideas as well! Any advice would be greatly appreciated!
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

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    Think about something like a (used) pak-n-play, with a watering/feeding station made from a plastic storage bin.
     

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