New to and just getting started with Ornamental fowl.

Discussion in 'Ornamental Fowl (Swans, etc.)' started by Randy2010, Mar 4, 2015.

  1. Randy2010

    Randy2010 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm just now getting into ornamental waterfowl and phesants. So far I have two pairs of mandarin ducks, 2 trios of Ring Teal ducks and 1 pair of Chiloe Widgeons. And a pair of red golden phesants. I'm starting on my Avairy this weekend which will be a little over 900 sq ft. What other ducks or phesants would get along with what I have so far. I'm planning on getting the permits needed to keep ones like the wood duck and so on as soon as I can find the right places to obtain them. Not having much luck so far.

    Thanks.
     
  2. cajunfowl0

    cajunfowl0 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Other easy ducks that would be good for you and get along with your birds can be green wing teal blue wing teal cinnamon teal(don't put the blue and cinammons together) all the tree ducks(white faced Eyton etc.) bahama pintail etc etc go look one the thread about raising exotic waterfowl in here it has a long list
     
  3. Roy31

    Roy31 Out Of The Brooder

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    If its not to much to ask for, can you post pictures of your aviary when its finished? I am about to start my aviary and would like to see what you do. Mine will be 800 sq ft.
     
  4. Randy2010

    Randy2010 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will.
     
  5. Crazy4Fowl

    Crazy4Fowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey guys, I'm new to Ornamental fowl too. As of now I think I'm am only gonna get a pair of Mandarins. I ordered a pair Monday but do to weather were sent back to owner and will be sent out next monday. I'm anxious to get them but... I don't have a coop for them yet! I really need help on how to build a coop, we have a temporary coop for now but, I know they need a big space and some bush in there home. Any suggestions?
     

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