Overseeding Duck Run

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by newbyduckmom, Jul 24, 2011.

  1. newbyduckmom

    newbyduckmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 18, 2011
    Snohomish County, WA
    I have been thinking about overseeding our duck run with something like red clover or some other traditional cover crop? Anyone ever tried this? Success or not?
  2. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

    Sep 7, 2009
    Florida - Space Coast
    Yep and they loved the fresh growth right down to the bare earth! LoL clover is cheap enough though to do repeatedly.
  3. stargazingmommy

    stargazingmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2011
    heres a pic of what I did. I didn't pull the netting tight because it freaked the ducks out to walk on it, but it's still doing the job. I planted grass seed, put stepping stones and the netting over it, and it's growing great. They eat whats growing through. In the back theres a planting box, it has clematis, joshua grass, autumn fern, and either morning glory or honey suckle(cant remember which i planted). I have netting from the bottom edge of the planter up to the fence. they can and do eat what grows through, but the base is protected.


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