Pekin Ducks in the winter

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by SAM1646, Oct 21, 2010.

  1. SAM1646

    SAM1646 Out Of The Brooder

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    Should I put my Pekin Ducks in the garage for the winter. My polish neighbor is upset that I was not going to put them in the garage. I have a cedar dog house with a heated water buckert outside, not insulted though. I thought if I keep them out of the drafts , if they go into the dog house, that I should be ok?? They free range since we live in a subdivision and lots of bushs to hide in. What are your thoughts. I dont want the neighbor to be mad or the ducks being harmed. This is the first year for them. If I should put them in the garage what bedding should I use and how should I pen them up? I dont think that they would be happy in a pen for the whole winter since I live in Michigan and it cold here for a while.

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  2. Olive Hill

    Olive Hill Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:They'll be perfectly fine outside. Ducks are very well insulated naturally. Tell your neighbor to mind his business.
     
  3. SAM1646

    SAM1646 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks so much , so Im doing the right thing?
     

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