Food and water in duck night area?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by beeman1989, Jun 28, 2016.

  1. beeman1989

    beeman1989 Just Hatched

    Jun 27, 2016
    What are your thoughts?
  2. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    always give them access to water! food can be all access but that's up to you
  3. mamaof2wi

    mamaof2wi Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 11, 2016
    West Central Wisconsin
    I just stopped putting water in their house and very happy with that choice. I have never had food in there.
  4. My ducks do not get food or water in their house. They get put to bed once the sun starts going down and are let out in the early morning to drink, eat and swim.
  5. Welshies

    Welshies Overrun With Chickens

    May 8, 2016
    Alberta, Canada
    Use Amiga's water station idea, it contains all the mess for me. Providing food at night keeps them coming back into their pen before dusk, and of course they need water with that too. Also water at night increases egg production.

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