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Size of duck house for seven ducks?????

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Hunter0704, Feb 15, 2012.

  1. Hunter0704

    Hunter0704 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have three WH ducks and will be getting four more ducklings in March. My ducks are not free ranged and I want to expand the current runs and put a duck house in one of the runs. So, what size do I need for seven ducks? I am thinking about a wood duck house 7 to 8 foot long and about 2 to 2 1/2 feet deep with a door on each front end into the one area, with a lift roof for egg collecting and cleaning. Do my dimensions sound about right? Or do I need to make it larger?

    Any advise and suggestions would be appreciated as I want my ducks to have a large enough sleeping space.

    Thanks...
     

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