duck pond

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by chickencarsten, Dec 12, 2008.

  1. chickencarsten

    chickencarsten In the Brooder

    Dec 8, 2008
    ipswich massachusetts
    do ducks need a pond to survive:/
  2. DrakeMaiden

    DrakeMaiden Overrun with Drakes

    Jun 8, 2007
    Kitsap County, WA
    No, they just need enough water to dunk their heads in. But, if you want a happy duck, a pond/kiddie pool would go a long way. [​IMG]
  3. Jenlyn9483

    Jenlyn9483 Songster

    Jun 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, FL
    No they do not require a pond to survive. Ducks that are not raised on a pond from birth usually are afraid of a pond. They do enjoy a kiddie pool something similiar though. At the farm I used to live on we had a huge spring fed pond. I tried to introduce a few of mine to the pond as young adults and they did not like it at all. After a couple days living on the pond (And I was feeding them out there and they had plenty of caves and alcoves to get into) they came back to the chicken yard gate sqauwking to get back in.

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