Which season do ducklings prefer?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by kimhinojos, Mar 15, 2013.

  1. kimhinojos

    kimhinojos Out Of The Brooder

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    Should I buy my ducklings in the summer or this spring? Which season would be best? I'm getting a Pekin & a Black Swedish :D
     
  2. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    How cold is your spring? Spring is what next wed? i am snowing and negative temps so spring here is terrible, i have ducklings right now due to a persistent Muscovy duck lol they get snow, ice and bitter temps.

    I am actually bringing in two buff ducklings but i waited till end of May/start of June our weather is just not that nice till at least mid/late June, heck i have lost plants to frost in June.

    So anyways, after that long winded talk.. your weather plays a big role, you want them to be able to get outside swim, forage.. etc in other words be ducks.
     
  3. jdywntr

    jdywntr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It depends on how quickly you want them to be able to go outside and that depends on weather. I don't EVER want to have to brood ducklinngs inside again [​IMG] But that is me. The warmer the weather, the sooner they can go outside without a heat source.
     
  4. kimhinojos

    kimhinojos Out Of The Brooder

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    in the summer it can get up to 100 degrees and in the spring it'll be pretty hot as well
     

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