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Duck house

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Teckus, May 18, 2018.

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  1. Teckus

    Teckus In the Brooder

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    Hey i just got 3 ducklings, blue swedish, blue indian runner, and a cayuga. I was looking at dog houses and was wondering which dog house is good for a runner duck mostly since it is bigger
     
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  2. Duckstail

    Duckstail Songster

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    That sounds like an amazingly cute Trio! A picture is required!!!

    By bigger you mean taller? Cuz Runners are typically lighter-weight then some of the breeds out there.

    Here's the thing my friend are you going to stop at 3 ducks? Mmmmm prrrroooobbaaabbllyyyy mmaayyybbeee not? Mmmm tough one!
    Straight run? What you going to do if it's two drakes and one female?

    Kind of depends how many you're going to have! if you're set on only having three pretty much any a little dog house will do! Obviously the plastic ones are nice cuz you can wash it out and clean it very good.
     
  3. chickens really

    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma Premium Member

    I use an extra large insulated Dog house..
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member 8 Years

    Has to have a door so they can be locked up at night, and good ventilation for air flow, are they going to be in a secure run with a dog house. If so run needs to be covered in hardware cloth top bottom and at least 3'up sides. This will keep diggers climbers and fliers out. Chicken wire will keep birds in but not predators out. You can use chicken wire on sides, but it will have to be covered for maximum protection. a lot of work and expense but if you have a lot of preds it worth it in the long run to have safe birds.
     

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