Duck in the winter

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by AKDucksChickens, Aug 3, 2016.

  1. AKDucksChickens

    AKDucksChickens New Egg

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    Hi, I live in anchorage AK and I currently have 2 chickens and last winter they did well in the cold. I'm getting some duck at the end of the week and I was told duck do really well in the winters and all they need for shelter is a tarp and hay. Any suggestions? Do they need a coop like my chickens? Do they need heat lamps like the chickens? Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. burdboy

    burdboy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think ducks need more than a tarp I have mine in a chicken coop for the winter and I live in North Carolina
     
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  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Send a private message to Alaskan and ask how they keep their ducks in the winter. Someone with actual experience can best answer your questions.
     
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  4. burdboy

    burdboy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I completely agree ask someone with experience of Alaskan winters
     
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  5. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    There is a Where Am I Where Are You forum organized by location - that could help you find Alaskans.
     
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