Can ducks be loose in a small barn with cows?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Anahata, Oct 27, 2013.

  1. Anahata

    Anahata New Egg

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    I have 3 very large cows and 2 ducks. Will the ducks be ok loose in the barn with the cows? I would hate to keep them in a small pen. I was wondering if I could just put their dog house in the barn with the cows. The cows are not in stalls but are tied up. I am in Poland so the winters are really harsh. It is normal for it to be -13F in January and february.

    Thanks for your help :)
     
  2. All Henned Up

    All Henned Up Muffs or Tufts

    Welcome and enjoy!
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  3. jmandawn

    jmandawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC. I don't know of any reason they couldn't be in the barn with the cows.
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us! I think you should ask in the Ducks section as well. Enjoy the site!
     
  6. chickenboy190

    chickenboy190 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome! Glad you joined BYC! :~D
     
  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome to BYC! you might also try asking in the BYC Forum Back Yard Herds http://www.backyardherds.com/forum/ Do you know how are your cattle with ducks? Some cattle are aggressive towards other animals, and even if the cows are kind and are tied, occasionally a duck may get stepped on or kicked, especially if they are underfoot scrounging grain.
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] we sometimes have winter days that cold in the Chicago area also.
     
  9. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  10. Teri Metcalf

    Teri Metcalf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Greetings from Texas! I don't have ducks, cows or harsh winters here, so I can't help you. But I'll bet you can find some good advice on this site.
     

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