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Can Ducks Live in Chicken Coops

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by roryanddean, Dec 24, 2015.

  1. roryanddean

    roryanddean Out Of The Brooder

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    So I have two rouen ducks, and I am going to buy a coop for them. Ducks are primarily larger than chickens, so would they be able to fit and live in a chicken coop? I would just like to know before I buy one. Thanks
     
  2. BlackRubleHatch

    BlackRubleHatch Out Of The Brooder

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    I kept my ducks with my girls. They get along fine and do well.
     
  3. roryanddean

    roryanddean Out Of The Brooder

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    Yea im just worried about them fitting. I have a male and a female
     
  4. Nasnro

    Nasnro Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes ducks can stay in a chicken coop, the only modifications needed is to make popdoors larger, add extra nesting boxes(if your keeping them with chickens) as they like sleep in the box If you have a ramp decrease the angle so they can climb up and have two feeders as ducks can get territorial over them and have water buckets that ducks can dip their heads in. Other than that they shouldn't fight.
    Best of luck with your new venture.
     

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