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When Can My Duckling Go Outside?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Finny, Feb 16, 2014.

  1. Finny

    Finny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My duckling is turning 5 weeks old in a couple days and I was wondering when I he will be old enough to take short visits outside to meet the rest of my flock. I was thinking of waiting until he grew all his feathers ( so around 8 weeks.) Does that sound reasonable or is it too early/late? The average temp where I live now is about 30 degrees F.
    Thanks!
     
  2. creaturelife

    creaturelife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    8 week should be good i took my ducks out at 6 weeks when it was around 40 or 50 and let them run around in the yard and play then i put them back after they took a bath in my bath tub they was happy but i had to run after them to put them up or herd them into the cage
     
  3. Finny

    Finny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks creaturelife!
     

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