Muscovy Coop?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by binji, Aug 30, 2016.

  1. binji

    binji Chirping

    Jul 2, 2016
    Do muscovies need a coop to sleep in? Mine are currently sleeping on the porch (where I can hear and see them) and they seem to be doing just fine. Do they even need a coop or can they roost outside?

  2. Cherib603

    Cherib603 Chirping

    May 23, 2016
    New Hampshire
    As long as it's predator proof.
  3. As long as your really sure a Fox or something else wont get them at night or even during the day for that matter?
    I rescued two Ducks this summer that the lady thought they would be fine in her yard without shelter or pens...Out of 25 birds she only had 7 left, two I took in...
  4. purslanegarden

    purslanegarden Chirping

    Aug 10, 2016
    it just takes one hostile night of a predator finding them and you'll wish you had done something before hand.

    If something does happen, let it be by some accident or very determined predator, not by owner error.
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