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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by AuroraDoerksen, Apr 3, 2016.

  1. AuroraDoerksen

    AuroraDoerksen Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]After doing a lot of research I decided to get a flock of ducks as opposed to chickens. I get the ducklings in a few weeks and just started working on there house/run yesterday! Just wondering what the best wire to use would be? I am going to be fencing off the area next to it that is the garden/ raspberry patch so they can somewhat "free range" at times. I am getting 10 ducks so i hope it will be enough space. I will be putting in a stock tank set into the floor for a small "pond" and then was thinking to use wheat straw for the flooring. Any suggestions or pointers would be greatly appreciated! :)
     
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  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join us here!! I'm afraid I'm not a duck keeper but please do pop by the duck section where I'm sure the keepers there will be able to help you. Here is the link ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/42/ducks

    Wishing you the very best of luck with your new duck venture. Enjoy BYC :frow
     
  3. mlm Mike

    mlm Mike Sunna and Mani

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    Yes check out the duck section, Yorkshire Coops mentioned.
     
  4. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - alas, i have never kept ducks either, but Y/Coop has given you the best suggestion and I'm sure members there will help you out.

    All the best
    CT
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I've never had ducks either but, think they are adorable. What breeds do you have? The duck thread folks will be able to answer your questions.

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  6. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft! Premium Member

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    There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to join the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around the run.
     

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