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Discussion in 'Ducks' started by enggass, Dec 17, 2010.

  1. enggass

    enggass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    To have a pond if you want to raise ducks for their eggs?
     
  2. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    Nope. Will they LOVE a pond? Sure, but if you don't have space, a kiddie pool is fine too. The first year I raised ducks, their "play water" was an under the bed storage container [​IMG]
     
  3. katharinad

    katharinad Overrun with chickens

    They just need something to stick their heads in. Swimming is a bonus. Mine get the kiddie pool daily in summer and a concrete mixing bin every other day in winter. Helps to keep their feathers nice, clean, and fluffy, therefore insulating them more in winter.
     

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