Duck Run Space

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

  1. Poultrycrazy17

    Poultrycrazy17 New Egg

    Mar 17, 2016
    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 Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 7, 2015
    Peyton, CO
    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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