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Mandarin ducks.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by paulkayne, Apr 7, 2016.

  1. paulkayne

    paulkayne New Egg

    Hi ppl , Paul here. Nice to meet u all. I am in the process of building my first avery, I plan to house 2x pairs of mandarin ducks. I have the usual requirements pond etc. A few key areas which I am stuck on and could be doing with some much needed opinions are as follows.

    * the bottom of the sides /front . (Protection from predators ? What has others used..

    * housing materials . Which is best to use ?

    * plants / shrubs is there any specific types or best to use ? As was going to put in artificial grass around the pond area.

    All help and opinions are greatly welcomed .

    Thank you
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Hi Paul, nice to meet you. Glad you joined us at Backyard chickens. Sorry I don't know about ducks but, the folks on the "Duck thread," should be able to answer your questions- just put "duck thread" in the search box and it will come up for you.
     
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  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi Paul and welcome to BYC - great to have you onboard with us.

    As DD says, your questions will be better answered by the duck peeps - the only thing i know about ducks is how to cook 'em[​IMG]

    All the best
    CT
     

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