chickens and ducks ????

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by lynlyr, Mar 21, 2009.

  1. lynlyr

    lynlyr New Egg

    Mar 1, 2009
    Montrose Colorado
    can you raise ducks with chickens. would like to and have the ducks roost in the coop at night for protection. thanks for advice.
  2. Chauntecleer's Keeper

    Chauntecleer's Keeper Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 28, 2009
    West Little Rock, AR
    I have read that muscovies can live with chickens, but I do not have personal experience. Hopefully someone can give you some good advice here.
  3. BellLisamo

    BellLisamo Diagnosed w/ Muscovitis

    Feb 7, 2009
    Tombstone, AZ
    i have khaki campbells, a pekin and a cayuga living with my chickens, they all get along, but my drake did not like my rooster when it would try to mate, so i had to move him out. But up until then they were best friends
  4. 92caddy

    92caddy Egg Lover

    May 18, 2007
    Portland, IN
    I have a pen out in the barn, where the ducks, geese, turkey, guineas and swans all go into at night. In the morning they go their own ways. The geese and ducks usually go free range, the turkeys usually hang out with the chickens, the guineas go free range and the swans, I put them in a fenced in area. I hope that was some help to ya...........
  5. lynlyr

    lynlyr New Egg

    Mar 1, 2009
    Montrose Colorado
    thanks ed is that a terrier you are holding ? I have a chi-rat girl that is a nut. she babysits our 6 baby chicks and will notlet any other animals around them.

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