Need to build a duck house on a 5 acre lake, need help on Info...

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by shannara200, Apr 9, 2016.

  1. shannara200

    shannara200 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello everyone, I have 5 ducklings right now and they are about 2 weeks old and growing expediential. So soon I will need to move them to the run area until they are adults at which time I am sure they will discover my 5 acre lake and pretty much stay there. What I need to do is build a floating duck coop so they will be safe at night but I never built one, I have built plenty of chicken coops (I have 32 chickens) but never a duck floating coop, anyone have a location on the internet that gives step by step instructions on how to build one and what material to use ?? any help would be great thanks [​IMG]

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  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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  3. LeannS

    LeannS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks very pretty and welcoming to ducks. What is all in that lake ? , besides fish.
     
  4. Vosh Sahaal

    Vosh Sahaal Out Of The Brooder

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    Snapping turtles and snakes are the two main concerns. After that Pike and musky are an issue. If gar are in your area they could be a concern. Also large mouth and catfish will eat ducklings sometimes.
     

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