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You can't unless you have a broody hen on eggs that are about to hatch. Put the little ducklings under that hen at night. You may have to take some of her eggs though, so you can put the ducklings in her nest. This has worked for some people but there's a possibility it won't work. It's just something you can try. Try one duckling one night and watch very closely the next day.

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Keep them separated. Attacking anything different is common among animals.

Yes, keep them separated. Chickens need a drier environment than ducks do.

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Q: If you have chickens and new ducklings how can you stop the chickens from pecking the ducklings to death?
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