Muscovy house questions

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by jamband, Jul 23, 2011.

  1. jamband

    jamband Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am building a pallet coop for my 6 muscovies and want to be sure o a few things before starting it.. It will only be a night coop and they will free range all day.

    Questions are..
    1...sq footage? I have read 3 is ok for night housing? was planning on 4 each so 24 total. If i have nest boxes on the floor can i count that as sq footage still since they will sleep in there ? or do i need that sq footage outside of the boxes

    2...is dirt/grass floor ok as long as I ad bedding? was planning on the deep litter method for them

    3 one nest per female right?

    4 do they like a roost?

    5 door size for adults? I think my one male is gonna be a big one.



    thanks all
     
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