Help with winterizing

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by johnandkristen, Aug 31, 2011.

  1. johnandkristen

    johnandkristen New Egg

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    This is my first time with a duck outside through a winter. I have an Indian runner. What are good options to keep her safe and warm through a Massachusetts winter?
     
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  2. Alicia G

    Alicia G Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ooops double post [​IMG]
     
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  3. Alicia G

    Alicia G Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well your duck will defiantly need somewhere to stay. In a barn or garage would work. It would also be a good idea to look for a few more duck friend/s for her. Ducks, runners I find in particular, enjoy the company of other ducks. Plus they can stay by each other to stay warm. Using a heat lamp would give that extra warmth that a lone duck just can't make. I use straw during the winter for my ducks. Hope that helps
     

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