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"For many people, ducks are not the first poultry species they keep. Often backyard chicken farmers add a few ducks to their flock, assuming raising them is relatively similar."
"Ducks are no easier or more difficult to raise than chickens, but they behave very differently and have vastly different requirements."
"Your flock of ducks will need a permanent home outdoors where they can sleep safely overnight. A duck coop is very different from a chicken coop."
Housing Ducklings and Ducks
"Secure the coop from predators. Raccoons, Foxes, Dogs, Skunks, Coyotes, and Weasels are the most common threats."
Keep Your Ducks Safe at Night
"Giving them the unmedicated kind is important because ducklings consume more on a daily basis than chicks, so they will end up over-dosing on medication."
What to Feed Ducklings?