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Run square feet per Muscovy?

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

  1. tragic59

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

    tragic59 In the Brooder

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    Thanks!

    I need to get a copy of that book.
     

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