Thinking about getting ducks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Glenmar, Dec 1, 2011.

  1. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I recently hatched 6 ducklings for a co-worker. Now I am thinking of getting some myself.
    I saw this duck house on craigslist. Any comments from you experienced duck owners???

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  2. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:that looks amazing!!!!! does the back open so you can clean it out and stuff???
     
  3. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Does it give dimensions? It looks to small for standard sized ducks IMO
     
  4. StevenW.

    StevenW. Lovin' My Quackers!

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    It looks PERFECT for bantam ducks! (Calls, Mallards, East Indie, Appleyard, Australian Spotted, Silky)

    I say get it! If I lived closer that house would be mine! [​IMG]
     
  5. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:that looks amazing!!!!! does the back open so you can clean it out and stuff???

    Yep. And i think the floor slides out.

    The pool has a drain too.
     
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  6. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The guy makes 3 sizes.
    The pool is 110 gallons. Sizes for the houses are 3x3 4x4 and 6x6
     
  7. Evelle

    Evelle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i think for a few like 3 females or a few bantams that would be so awsome!!!!!!
    but i guess if you build it yourself you can build it bigger or even add to it if you want more..
    ducks are messy messy messy animals and you eather love them or absolutely hate them..
    me im compleatly inlove with mine in the middle of a hatch of 10 eggs
    2 didnt survive and 2 arent out of the shell yet very happy with that..
    plus i have 4 swedish blues [​IMG]
    how high off the ground is it then..
     
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  8. StevenW.

    StevenW. Lovin' My Quackers!

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    One question: Is the wood treated? With the pool right there it would rot quickly.

    I would get the 6x6, but that's all up to you. [​IMG]
     
  9. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hard to tell how high it is from the picture. It has to fit the pool under the deck.
    Would 3 pekins do ok in the 3x3 house??
     
  10. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no, i dont think it would be, sorry. but the 6X6 would be for sure [​IMG]
     

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