best back yard pool???

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Vickers58, Oct 15, 2013.

  1. Vickers58

    Vickers58 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi! I am looking for a better pool for our two back yard ducks.

    one that is deep enough for an Indian runner to get her float on!! the kiddie pool we have is just not deep enough for her and she is totally jealous of the mallard's mad floating skills. ;)

    If any of you can link me to good ideas/purchases i would appreciate it! We have a relatively small back yard in Dallas... so we aren't on a huge amount of land.

    They are not too keen on the bathtub!
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    Thanks!
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    I use concrete mixing pans. Very durable, deep enough to float in.
     
  4. Vickers58

    Vickers58 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Even for our long legged runners?

    what size? This looks like the PERFECT solution to my problem
     
  5. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    The ones I have are (duckwalks into pen to measure) 8" tall 22"x32"

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  6. mikeru

    mikeru Out Of The Brooder

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    I bought a great pre formed pond shel from Home depot 95 gallons, made a deck and ramp for it . Could put it in the ground , have a pump to keep it circulating .THey love it
     
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  7. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    Livestock stock tanks are my main choice, i keep two 50GAL with the big flock(plus one kiddy pool) and 1 40GAL with the calls.

    There durable and can have heaters if you desire yes, they can be heavy to dump but i manage to dump mine, i just scrub them down every so often.

    This is my small one for my calls(40GAL) and yes they just fly in lol the ones for my mostly scovie flock are lower types but same idea one is rubbermaid the other behlen

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  8. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    I have been looking at those . . . .
     

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