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How much space should I allot per duck for mallards, both outside and in the coop?

 

What is the optimal male to female ratio?  I know I am way off right now with more males than females.  But it would be helpful to know many females I need to get for them to be in balance.

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Glad you could join the flock! I'm afraid I'm not a duck keeper but I see you have already in the duck section. I'm sure the other duck keepers there will be able to help you. The learning centre also has a good section on ducks that you might like to check out ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

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Hi and welcome to BYC. Sorry, I'm not a duck person either. As well as the learning centre, you could always post your question on the duck forum.

 

All the best

CT

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Too many males and they will greatly overbreed your hens.    Your best advice will come from the duck folks themselves.

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