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Vulnerable duck/ducklings

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  • Started 6 years ago by Partridge

  1. Partridge

    I'd really appreciate some advice. One of our ducks has just hatched 8 ducklings and is nesting on our riverbank. She seems very vulnerable - another hatched a duckling a few weeks ago and it was killed within 48 hours (not sure what did this - could it have been our hens?)

    Anyway - do I let nature take its course or would it be traumatic for her (she is aggressive at the moment) if I tried to move her up to our large garage and give her stuff to make a nest there? We live in Scotland, and although I havent seen any predators we have lost ducks in the past to foxes and stoats.

    Many thanks for any advice.

    Posted 6 years ago #

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