worried about this little duckling

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by lfrye11, Mar 22, 2018.

  1. lfrye11

    lfrye11 Chirping

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    i got some eggs shipped from metzger farms in ca and i live in ky. they are all healthy (15) except one is smaller than the rest. i believe he’s a welsh harlequin. he sleeps way more than the others, and he lays in my hand without resiting at all. all the others squirm or kick. he does eat and drink ( i dip his bill into the water but i’m sure he does it when i’m not there too). any suggeetions on what to do or do u think he’s fine?
     
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    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    I would not Brood Chicks and Ducklings together..
    Might need wet feed to a soupy mix..Easier for Ducklings to eat. Plus they require water deep enough to wash nares and eyes...
     
  3. lfrye11

    lfrye11 Chirping

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    he didn’t make it:(
     
  4. chickens really

    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    Sorry that happened..
     
  5. :hugsi'm so sorry. It's heartbreaking when that happens.:hit
     

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