When will they be old enough?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by TheDuckCrew, Apr 18, 2009.

  1. TheDuckCrew

    TheDuckCrew Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 21, 2009
    Connecticut
    I have 14 pekin eggs in the bator and i'm just wondering at what age will i be able to sex them by quacks?
    also, what age would they be able to be released with my older ducks that are almost one year old?
    thanks!
     
  2. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

    Mar 3, 2009
    Columbus,IN
    Dont Know [​IMG] But heres a bump for you [​IMG]
     
  3. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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  4. TheDuckCrew

    TheDuckCrew Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 21, 2009
    Connecticut
    you okay wifezilla? i noticed JJ passed away. i'm so very sorry. [​IMG]
     
  5. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    Yeah..I am bummed out, but I know I gave JJ a great life...short though it was.
     
  6. TheDuckCrew

    TheDuckCrew Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 21, 2009
    Connecticut
    i'm so sorry again, it must be hard, on you, your family and bungie. but JJ had a wonderful life. i know you cared for her a lot.
     
  7. crazy cat lady

    crazy cat lady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As for putting the younger ducks with the older ducks I would try to keep them separated in the same area until the older ducks get used to having them around. I tried to put a younger set of duckings in with my older pekins and they sort of kept to themselves because the older ones would chase them away from the food and water. after a few months they got along just fine. This is my opinion and experience I had. Maybe someone else will tell you differntly. Also a more experinced duck person can tell you what to do and how to go about keeping them together without the chasing and biting.
     

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