1 Muscovy duck with 4 chickens?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Chicabee19, Sep 19, 2008.

  1. Chicabee19

    Chicabee19 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 8, 2008
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    I'm wondering if a single muscovy duck would be happy living with four chickens of different breeds?

    thanks!
     
  2. swampducks

    swampducks Overrun With Guineas

    Feb 29, 2008
    Barton City, MI
    I don't know. I do know I have 2 'scovies and they wander about with my chickens while they free range, eat with them, too. But at night the chickens go into the coop and the ducks onto the deck railing.

    Might be different if they were raised in the coop with the chickens.
     
  3. DulcyDoll

    DulcyDoll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My drake beats up on the chickens...The hen doesn't mind the chickens, but the chickens don't like her.. I keep mine separate:)
     
  4. FarmGirl21

    FarmGirl21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had to separate mine a while back because they just became too 'messy' [​IMG]. mine all free range now but sleep in a fenced in area right next to the chickens at night. I never had any problems with them before but they weren't old enough to mate yet either...
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  5. DulcyDoll

    DulcyDoll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    aww... your 'scovies are cuute! It's weird seeing them with normal wings, my boy has a "Angel wing" I think its called, when a few of his feathers grow in funny and they stick out to the side...lol Love him all the same though
     

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