Run square feet per Muscovy?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by tragic59, May 23, 2010.

  1. tragic59

    tragic59 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello,

    I'm thinking of getting some 'Scovies, and I'll need to build an enclosed run for them to be in most of the time.

    I was wondering if there is a rule of thumb for the number of square feet per bird, similar to the 10 square feet per chicken rule...

    I plan to let them out of the run from time to time, but don't want them out unsupervised, so I want the run to be adequate for housing them full time.

    Thanks!
     
  2. nissa_loves_cats

    nissa_loves_cats Chillin' With My Peeps

    10 to 25 square feet per duck according to Holderread's book (Storey's Guide to Raising Ducks).
     
  3. tragic59

    tragic59 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks!

    I need to get a copy of that book.
     

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