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Muscovy lovers, help me with the math!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by fisharescary, Aug 15, 2011.

  1. fisharescary

    fisharescary Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Trying to keep a long story short, if they were only in it at night, would a 2 x 3 foot, 3 ft high duck house be enough room for a pair of female muscovies? 3 female muscovies even? I know what they weigh on average but that doesn't tell me how much space they occupy [​IMG]

    Would there be enough headspace for them even if I used the Deep Litter Method?

    Thanks!
     
  2. cat1994

    cat1994 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 12, 2010
    Southeast MO
    Well I've never had Scovies but I know they get pretty big I would say that is sounds a lil small to me I think 3 feet for each duck is ok it may need to be taller I don't really know. I'm sure someone with Scovies will help
     
  3. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    3 x 4 would be better for a pair of girls, and you would have room for a 3rd if you wanted to add another later on. I have a small coop this size that my drake prefers and a couple of his girls sleep with him in there. I think it is also 3ft high in the front & 2ft in the back.

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    Last edited: Aug 15, 2011
  4. fisharescary

    fisharescary Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Bleenie, are you able to use the Deep Litter Method with that ceiling height? Do you know how about how much height female muscovies need to be comfortable?
     

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