housing for ducks/geese?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by MVchickens, Dec 23, 2010.

  1. MVchickens

    MVchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Soon I have 7 ducks and 2 geese coming. I live on quit a bit of land with a large pond in the back yard. I was wondering what I should use to house them. I have an old 4x8 chicken coop i could use for them. can they live in there? can they all stay together? will they use the pond and not leave with the natural ducks? sorry for all the questions. thanks!
     
  2. MamaChic21

    MamaChic21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 3 ducks myself and they can't fly. Depending on what kind of ducks you have. The geese and ducks can live in that 4x8 coop, that would be fine. How big is your pond and would it be close to the chicken coop ?
     
  3. jmc

    jmc Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. MVchickens

    MVchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the pond is probably about 100yards x 400yards. the coop would be aprox 100ft from the shoreline. it would be relitively close to the chicken coop at times depending on were the chicken coop is at the time. If i cant house them together could I just seperate the building? Have geese on bottom ducks on top?
     
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