Duck Coop Space?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by vachick15, Oct 22, 2016.

  1. vachick15

    vachick15 Chicken Obsessed

    I will hopefully get some Ancona ducks and maybe a drake in Spring. Soooo, how much coop and run space do four ducks and one drake need?
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

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    I think 6 to 8 square feet for their shelter (in case they need to hunker down during rough weather, a little extra room is very helpful for everyone including you).

    For outside, depends on whether they will be out and about some, or in the pen all the time. I take the ducks for walks a couple of times a day, and keep 16 of them in about 200 square feet.
     
  3. vachick15

    vachick15 Chicken Obsessed

    OK, thank you!
     
  4. I have 5 Ducks...They sleep in an extra large dog house. My run is an enclosed 10x10 dog run...I free range twice a day and keep the pool outside of the enclosure...

    Cheers!
     
  5. vachick15

    vachick15 Chicken Obsessed

    OK, I was thinking something like a dog run. Lots of people seem to do it for ducks.
     
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