Turning ducklings loose to the pond

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by parisfam, Apr 26, 2009.

  1. parisfam

    parisfam Out Of The Brooder

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    I have five baby ducklings that we will eventually put on a pond. At what age do you recommend? I don't want them to be too vulnerable. Thanks
     
  2. headred

    headred Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine are only in a backyard pool, but I think at 8 weeks old they are grown and able bodied! Good luck! Wish I had a pond, but then I would probably worry too much.
     
  3. raindrop

    raindrop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I let mine to the pond for the first time at about 8 weeks old.
     
  4. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree with 8 weeks. That seems to be the best age to let them be out on their own in a pond.
     

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