How much space for two runners?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by muddipuppy, Aug 12, 2011.

  1. muddipuppy

    muddipuppy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What would be the ideal pen set up for a pair of runners? They would free range ALL day, so it's just a place to sleep.
     
  2. SillyChicken

    SillyChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    a large dog house with a home made door (screened)
     
  3. jdywntr

    jdywntr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are small so as long as its only at night they only need about 3 square feet each. So 6 square feet, I'd go maybe 3'X3' larger would be fine. Make sure your height is okay because they are tall. At least 3 feet high.
    Plan in advance though. If there are ever going to be times that they will need to be locked up for longer than overnight, I'd go bigger. Mine are in the yard all day but if I know I'm not going to be home before dark to lock them up, they get put up when I leave. My run is 10' X 15' and 6' high that way I can walk in it and cleanup is easier.
     
  4. muddipuppy

    muddipuppy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do they need food and water at night?
     
  5. TLWR

    TLWR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This easily houses 3 runners for the night
    it's a dog house kit from Lowe's
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