Duck breed question....

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Hoover67, Sep 21, 2008.

  1. Hoover67

    Hoover67 Songster

    May 31, 2008
    Is there a duck that would be happy in a run and a coop with limited access to swimming water? I have a small pond (goldfish) that they could occasionally get into.

    If so,

    What are the coop requirements for ducks as far as square feet per bird?

    What are the run requirements as far as square feet per bird?

  2. chicken_boy_Kurt

    chicken_boy_Kurt Songster

    Mar 20, 2008
    Muscovies need the least access to water than any other duck (because their oil gland is not as developed).

    As to how much space they need, I'm not sure but someone else will [​IMG].
  3. fancyfowl4ever

    fancyfowl4ever Songster

    Mar 17, 2008
    Cranbrook, BC, Canada
    Muscovies would be your duck when it comes to needing less water, but take your goldfish out of the pond before you let the ducks in there, or you wont have the fishies for long.
    My scovies love goldfish.

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