Ducklings can drown in water dish's. Always be sure that they are able to get out
Don't feed chicken or turkey grower to young ducks as it's too high in protein. Use a lower protein ration
Waterfowl should have access to clean water at all times
Don't run too many drakes with your ducks, this can result in injury to the ducks and can even result in drowning
Acquiring Pure Bred Birds
If you looking to acquire some pure bred waterfowl our best advice is to research the breeds first and know what your looking at .We have seen some very interesting adverts for birds that state they are a certain breed when clearly they are not. Take your time to talk to reputable breeders . Most waterfowl enthusiasts have birds on offer after breeding season .Even if they have no show quality birds they will have excess breeding stock that will give you a good starting foundation.