Ideas for a bantam duck pen.... HELP NEEDED!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by DUCKGIRL89, Jan 7, 2012.


    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 28, 2011
    im getting 3 bantam silkie ducklings in mid march, but i need ideas for a bantam pen and FAST! i dont want them with the big ducks or nasty things will happen. it would be like H~E~L~L for them if they are with the big guys. so any ideas? i already have my coop idea, but like what would should i do for the run? covered run? no covered run? how big? thanks in advance (HINT HINT: I LOVE PICS!)
  2. mrpekinduck

    mrpekinduck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 29, 2011
    Ducky Land!
  3. mandelyn

    mandelyn Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 30, 2009
    Mt Repose, OH
    My Coop
    Who's set up had the swimming pans set into the floor of a raised hutch style coop of hardware cloth? THAT is cool and secure looking.

    You definitely want something covered and secure, their size makes them more readily grabbed by predators. Course I say that after a full sized 7 pound hen was taken down by a little hawk... she was literally scared to death, barely a scratch on her.

    From my understanding they won't be able to fly from danger.
  4. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

    Sep 7, 2009
    Florida - Space Coast
    Quote:Our Call ducks are set up in this style pen. Love them, easy to tend, easy to clean, secure.

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