We have a brooder house that we used/use for the chickens. It was suggested to us to keep our show ducks on cement and in researching I have seen some keep their ducks in houses w/runs on stands. Do we need to do this or can we just use our brooder house? My plan is to either split our brooder house in half (chickens get one side) and ducks get the other. Or can they all be in the same area? I would like to put down some pea rock/river rock and either dig in a some water area for the ducks but don't want the chickens to drown. Is it ok to have pea rock/river rock in the chicken area What we have done with the chickens my son shows in 4h is, we give them their bath a week before the fair and then put them in cages in the garage to stay clean. Thanks for your help, we are awaiting our very first call ducks and are working on obtaining Cayuga (sp) and the chicken order goes in tomorrow. Spring has sprung.