Duck Run Space

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Poultrycrazy17, Mar 17, 2016.

  1. Poultrycrazy17

    Poultrycrazy17 New Egg

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    Hi, I really want to get some blue Swedish ducks however, I do not know how much run space they need. Please could anyone tell me as the amount of Ducks I get will depend on how much space they need.
     
  2. lomine

    lomine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Most say 10 sq feet per bird but different factors will affect this. If you plan on letting them free range for a good part of the day you could get away with a little less. If you get Jumbo Pekin you'll need more space. If you get Mallards a little less is ok. But generally 10 sq ft is a good number to shoot for.
     

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