Would 3 week old ducks be able to peacefully live with 4 week chicks?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by stone_family3, Mar 1, 2013.

  1. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ducks are a bit taller, would they be okay with 28 4 week old production red chicks?

    The ducks are just getting so big and are outgrowing our brooder. The ducks are not feathered and the production red chicks are.
     
  2. The Chicken Boy

    The Chicken Boy Out Of The Brooder

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    I am having the same EXACT thing happen to me except I have already put my ducks in with the chicks and they seem to get along in harmony. Matter of fact, the picture I took for my profile picture is one I took today and she is living with my other little chicks. They seem to enjoy being different [​IMG]

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  3. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well the ducklings went in last night and at first the chicks were terrified of the ducks. Now they're all chummy.


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  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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  5. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay here is a problem I've run in to, how did you fix this problem or is it fine?

    My ducks are soaking everything. their waterer is up off the ground, but they are soaking the chicks. It doesn't seem to bother them too much because they don't huddle under the light or anything. Should I just let them continue to live together?
     
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  6. TabbyG

    TabbyG Out Of The Brooder

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    do you have to ability to hang the waterer?
     
  7. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The waterer is already off the ground at duck height and they are still soaking everything.
     

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