Questions for my duck run!?!?!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by JacksHomestead, Feb 28, 2017.

  1. JacksHomestead

    JacksHomestead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    okay, i will be getting 3 ducklings today and im looking at kiddie pools to put in the run for them to use, i imagine the run will become muddy if i leave just dirt as the ground cover so im wondering if i can put rocks/pebbles around the pool to keep the water and surrounding area less muddy and possibly keep the water clean? new to ducks so any advice would be great!!!
     
  2. lomine

    lomine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have pea gravel around the ducks' pool in the run and wood mulch in my backyard around their kiddie pool. Both work fine. But I will say I live in a dry climate so I don't need to worry about the wood getting moldy. I believe there are some folks that use pavers.
     
  3. DancingWthDucks

    DancingWthDucks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have pea gravel around the ducks ponds and it works very well for draining the water. It is also very easy to hose down any poop, which keeps the area nice and clean.

    Good luck with your new ducklings! :)
     
  4. JacksHomestead

    JacksHomestead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks so much, i figured it would be a good idea, so glad ya'll had first hand expierence with this!!
     
  5. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pea gravel works best I've found.
     

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