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Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Bleenie, Nov 21, 2010.

  1. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    I thought this might be a helpful thread for new duck owners. Here's a few pics of the nesting boxes my Muscovy girls like most. Post yours too!!

    The older girls use these ones:
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    Zoli only uses these(in the small chicken coop)
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    Buttons claimed this one (in the other chicken coop)
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    Last edited: Nov 21, 2010
  2. Birdcrazy

    Birdcrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The one I painted with some free time on my hands...
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    needless to say it didn't last very long [​IMG]
     
  3. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    OMG that is just way too cute! lol. I am pretty sure mine would thrash a cardboard box if i put one out there too!
     
  4. Birdcrazy

    Birdcrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Haha yeah - its plastic though... if it was cardboard I think I'd just keep if away from the ducks altogether! Hehe my girl laid her first eggs in there!! But it ended up being too small so now the chooks are enjoying it [​IMG]
    I'll try get some pics of my more suitable duck nests [​IMG]
     
  5. Birdcrazy

    Birdcrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay - this is my pet scovie, Charlotte... I didn't find her nest til she had almost layed enough to her satisfaction! Its right next to the dog bed (who is scared of the duck and will no longer sleep in her bed) - I tried taking different angles, but its an empty pot plant thats a little way off the ground.
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  6. drdoolittle

    drdoolittle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Charlotte is beautiful! She looks so very proud of herself![​IMG]
     
  7. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    My ducks chose the DE bin! I had a huge sand and DE mixture in a huge short tucker tote-they use that with hay they pulled in it! I had so many cute houses for them but it is what it is-or they use a chicken nesting box way off the ground? 2 ft off the ground?? I will find eggs in there too-but not the huge dog house I bought for them:-(
     
  8. Birdcrazy

    Birdcrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Haha thank you - and proud is the very best discription of Charlotte!
    And I agree! I made cute lil duck nests but nooo, they manage to get up the chook ramp and fit into the chook nesting boxes... [​IMG]
    Then the chooks lay in the duck nests because the ducks are hogging their area.
     

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