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Can you keep swans with exotic waterfowl?

Discussion in 'Ornamental Fowl (Swans, etc.)' started by muscovy man14, Feb 11, 2014.

  1. muscovy man14

    muscovy man14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll be building a 50x70 pen with a 50x30 pond ill have wood ducks ruddy ducks and red heads on the pond plus a few more exotic water fowl can I put swans in the aviary with then if not should I make the pond bigger what then?
     
  2. Speceider

    Speceider Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I remember when I was a Fellow at Delta and someone had the wonderful idea to release some birds in the swan pen.. ...took 8 people to separate the few survivors. ....kinds like swimming bloody cattle through pirahas. ..


    I certainly wouldn't.

    Clint
     
  3. tacklouis

    tacklouis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you get black swans and have a lot of space you should be fine even in the breeding season can you put the size of you pen in metres please
     
  4. muscovy man14

    muscovy man14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yea I've been doing a lot of research and I'm gonna get the black swans but just in case I'll put a divider between the pond so the swans will have their own territory and sorry I don't know how to measure in meters
     
  5. tacklouis

    tacklouis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Go on google and type in meter to what every you are using at the moment.
     
  6. muscovy man14

    muscovy man14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It'll be 15.24x21.3 meters
     
  7. tacklouis

    tacklouis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    About the Sam size as mine and how big the pond ?
     
  8. muscovy man14

    muscovy man14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It'll be 15.24x9.1
     
  9. tacklouis

    tacklouis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Out of what will you make it
     
  10. muscovy man14

    muscovy man14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll dig the pond and put some pipes so the water stays fresh
     

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