Originally Posted by Wild Hair
Here it is before ducklings. I just built a frame and wrapped the inside in plastic to contain the fluids. I'm hoping to get 3 or 4 days out of these pine chips with the help of the watering box. Its been a day with 13 ducklings and it's not quite to the stinky stage. Still just smells like the feed store.
Good idea! I never thought of doing anything like that!
A foot high should work for a little while, but they do grow fast! If that were me, I would probably keep it a little too long, thinking that they probably won't come out, and one day find ducklings all over the place! All I can think of is when I had chicks in my room and they knocked the screen-lid off their box and I came home to twelve chicks- almost chickens- running around and making a huge mess! I imagine it would be much worse with ducks!