duck house to hold 30 ducks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by creaturelife, Mar 8, 2014.

  1. creaturelife

    creaturelife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have to build a new duck house cause i m making my flock bigger this year i will have about 30 ducks by the time i am done and i need some idea to make a duck coop to hold 30 ducks hat i can walk in and out of all i can find is small duck house plz feel free to share pics ideas on any hing i might want to add or not to add
     
  2. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    Buy a garden shed and modify it. That will be your cheapest way, you'll need a lot of room, what breed of ducks? or is it mixed? We built our duck barn and then added on and then have built smaller coops to boot. If i'd known back then i would go up as high i would have just bought a shed and modified.. they sell extension kits for those too.
     
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  3. creaturelife

    creaturelife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well right now i have 5 mallards and 8 muscovy and am getting 6 pekin and some king of other breeds i kind find i really like the runners maybe some of those as well so i m going to look into the sheds and see how much they cost down here i was thinking about leaning it off my barn and using 4 privacy fence peace to build he wall you think that will work
     
  4. TLWR

    TLWR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Along the fence to create walls options...
    If you have another building you can use as a wall, you could frame out 3 more walls with pressure treated 2x4's and then buy 6 or 8' fence boards and build the walls with those. Figure out your roof first though and get that framed out too.

    That may be more expensive than going the fence pieces route.

    Look up lifetime sheds online - sam's, lowe's, etc sell them, but you might be able to find a good deal on a good sized one online.
    If you can, building will be cheaper though.
     
  5. creaturelife

    creaturelife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well i dont have good building skill but my brother does and he said he would help me if i need it i do have a barn i can lean it off of like my chicken coop is and my old duck house is that would leave me with one open side to lean some thing off of
     
  6. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    YOu can certainly "borrow" a wall of an existing building if that is available to you. Are you needing it to be your night safe housing or are you building a secure pen?
     

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