when can I

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by goose man al, May 9, 2009.

  1. goose man al

    goose man al Out Of The Brooder

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    when can i put my ducks and geese in the pen. and how long do they need heat for
     
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    goose man al Out Of The Brooder

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    anybody know?
     
  3. jimmoose

    jimmoose Out Of The Brooder

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    I don't know what the nighttime temp is in Wisconsin these days, but
    I would think that if the temp at night didn't get much lower than
    the mid-50s, it should be OK. I leave mine in the brooder for a couple
    of weeks and them move them outside during the day and back in at
    night till I know the temps stay above 50 and then it outside for good. Thats just me and the
    ducks are tougher than we give them credit for. I do know that the
    quicker you can get them outside in the grass to wander and eat
    and in the water the better they will do. I may be wrong but they seem
    much happier outside and just seem to grow better.
    Good fluffy hay and a good heat lamp will help their transition.
    jim
     

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