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Housing For Muscovies

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Hooligan Farm, Oct 28, 2010.

  1. Hooligan Farm

    Hooligan Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anybody have any suggestions for a newbie with Muscovies?
     
  2. K4zn4v3

    K4zn4v3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Love them. They are truley amazing animals. They are incredable smart, and even have a sense of humor. My muscovy drake will walk in front of the tractor when I am mowing the lawn and he wont budge. Then as soon as I shut of the mower to move him he walks away, he does it everytime I mow the lawn.
     
  3. Olive Hill

    Olive Hill Overrun With Chickens

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    If you do a search for duck housing lots of threads will come up. Muscovies can be housed in much the same way other ducks are. [​IMG]
     
  4. Hooligan Farm

    Hooligan Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I've looked at the threads and saw some cool stuff and have some ideas. But my concern now is if I leave the top of their pen open what are my chances of them flying away?
     
  5. Cottage Rose

    Cottage Rose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Simply clip their wings so they can't fly.
    You might find some help on my website's Muscovy
    and Tips on Raising Waterfowl pages.
    I would highly recommend night time shelter
    to protect them from predators and severe winter weather.
    Good luck! [​IMG]

    http://cottage_rose_birdsnblossoms.webs.com/muscovyducks.htm
     

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