Could I use this for ducks??

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by chickhopeful12, Jan 20, 2011.

  1. chickhopeful12

    chickhopeful12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This used to be my old bantam set up. I have it posted for sale right now, but started to think a little too much [​IMG]. Even if I did get ducks, they would need to be quiet or drakes. My neighbor is an ---. Can't wait until I am in the boons!!![​IMG]

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    Thanks all!!
     
  2. BirdNut

    BirdNut Overrun With Chickens

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    Can you fit a pool in there for them? A kiddie pool is fine. Other than that, it looks like you could make it work!
     
  3. chickhopeful12

    chickhopeful12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I could fit a kiddie pool, perhaps a smaller one in the corner. I could always move the house to the outside too. Any suggestions for ducks? Thanks.
     
  4. secretquail

    secretquail Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd go with some Call drakes. Looks a little too cramped for a fat duck. ...and from what I've read about the Calls, they are very friendly little birds!
     
  5. TLWR

    TLWR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Would they stay in there all the time?
     
  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    But aren't calls pretty noisey? or is it just the females? You could maybe put a couple of runners in there if you could give them room to run around in some during the day, I'd put the pool out side of the kennel, just because they would splash water in their house. and also have a mud pit there too.
     
  7. secretquail

    secretquail Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think the call drakes are quiet, but I'd ask around to be sure.
     
  8. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    I'd replace the wire ramp with a solid one, with little cross-bars, for their little webby feet to use.

    Call ducks are NOISY. At least the girls are!
     
  9. SilverPhoenix

    SilverPhoenix Bantam Fanatic

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    Aside from fixing the ramp so it's webbed-foot friendly and adding a small pool (I have a lidless storage tub that's about 4 feet long and 2 feet wide and maybe 7 inches deep for my call ducks--got it at Wal*Mart for just $2 or something), I think that would be great for ducks! Just get call drakes, don't get any hens, and you'll be perfectly fine with the noise levels. The drakes are quiet. The hens, on the other hand... [​IMG]
     
  10. The Tinman

    The Tinman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe you can some small breed like wood ducks.
     

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