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

    Sep 16, 2012
    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]

  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

    Jan 3, 2010
    Southern New England
  3. LeannS

    LeannS Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 16, 2015
    Wapato, Washington USA
    Looks very pretty and welcoming to ducks. What is all in that lake ? , besides fish.
  4. Vosh Sahaal

    Vosh Sahaal Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 1, 2015
    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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