water temp?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by kada6305, Mar 14, 2013.

  1. kada6305

    kada6305 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have three mallard ducklings who are 5 days old. I gave them their first swim yesterday. What temp should their water be? I don't want to freeze them but don't want to burn them either ! Thanks :)
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    At five days, the water for my ducklings was 90F, up to their bellies in depth, and they started to poop out after about five minutes.
     
  3. kada6305

    kada6305 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how do you read the water temp? just a normal thermometer?
     

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