new duck house

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by thomas4033, Jun 15, 2011.

  1. thomas4033

    thomas4033 In the Brooder

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    hi , i am building a new duck coop for a friend, and was wondering would 16x4x2 high be big enough for 14 ducks , and was thinking of putting slatted floor in it
     
  2. 70%cocoa

    70%cocoa Songster

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    Is the coop just for night time or all day? If all day, then it is big enough for 6 ducks, absolute maximum. More like 4 though, for them to be comfortable. If it is just for locking them up at night then it is big enough for 14, provided it is well ventilated. 2 feet high is low though. I'd aim for 3 feet if possible so they can flap a bit.
     
  3. thomas4033

    thomas4033 In the Brooder

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    it,s just for night they free range during day ,,i will go for 3 high then, thanks
     

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