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Discussion in 'Ducks' started by rAZinBaBEEZ, Nov 6, 2009.

  1. rAZinBaBEEZ

    rAZinBaBEEZ Hatching

    Nov 4, 2009
    York PA
    Hello everyone ! [​IMG] I want to introduce myself and my family..[​IMG] These are my kids, 3 mallard ducks, 8 months old.


    We live in Pennsylvania, the winters are pretty cold , and wet. We decided to build a kennel around the pond, since my ducks spend pretty much all their time there. It is completely closed in, even the roof has the 2 inch fencing, so my babies can enjoy their life, with out having to worry about anything geting them..[​IMG] [​IMG] My only question is, are they smart enough when they get cold, to go into their house to get warm? I put their food in the house, so it stays dry, and at least when it gets cold out side, they can come in and get warm. Do I have to still lock them in their house at night as it gets colder outside?




    Hope you like the pics.

  2. Your feather babies, pond, and run is absolutely BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!
    [​IMG] from florida
    I might just have to hire you and send you down here to help me build my pond, which Im still trying to get Hubby to agree on (turtle is starting to get too big for his tank and I want DUCKS as well as CHICKENS!!!!!!)
  3. rainplace

    rainplace Interstellar Duck Academy

    [​IMG] from Western Washington!

    Yep, ducks know how to keep themselves warm.

    It looks like the house is outside the run? If they prefer to be on the pond maybe you can make a little three sided area for them in the pond area.
  4. eggybritches

    eggybritches Songster

    Sep 12, 2009
    Central Florida
    Oh my goodness, beautiful ducks, beautiful pond. Color me jealous.

    I'm in Florida so I don't know what to do with winterizing your ducks, but [​IMG].
  5. annie3001

    annie3001 My Girls

    Jun 11, 2009
    wow! nice set up!! what a wonderful peaceful place you got going for your ducks.
    interesting take on the fencing..? it looks like metal peices connected with wood?

    thanks for sharing! [​IMG]
  6. Jess N Jeff

    Jess N Jeff Songster

    Oct 25, 2009
    South San Diego, Cali
    Those are some lucky ducky's!!! What a beautiful set up!!! My ducks go into their shack la quack when they are tired/cold. Every now and then one of my girls will sleep while floating.

    One question...how do you keep all that greenary around. Anything I plant by my pond the girls will eat up.

    By the way...good to see you here...welcome from California
    Last edited: Nov 6, 2009
  7. tia

    tia Songster

    Apr 19, 2009
    Valdez, Alaska
    My ducks and I are packing our bags. We will be right down. What a great set up. I'm sure your ducks are very happy.


  8. TennesseeTruly

    TennesseeTruly Songster

    Mar 5, 2009
    Church Hill, TN
    Welcome! My best friend is from York. You have some lucky ducks there!

  9. fowltemptress

    fowltemptress Frugal Fan Club President

    Jan 20, 2008
    Admit it, you didn't really need to ask any questions, you just wanted to show off your gorgeous ducks and their setup. [​IMG]

    I hope someone can answer your questions, and thank you so much for sharing such wonderful photos. [​IMG]
  10. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
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    Lucky Ducks!

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