what can i do ?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by 6chicks&aduck, May 14, 2010.

  1. 6chicks&aduck

    6chicks&aduck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 23, 2009
    S E North Dakota
    what can i do while our ducklings are young to keep the floor in the coop from rotting from the waterer? i plan on moving it to the run when they are older , and we close the coop at night so will they b ok without water over night? thanks for any advice!
    Last edited: May 14, 2010
  2. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

    Jan 11, 2010
    I always have water availbale to my ducks/duckling overnight - yes it can be messy- but I feel it is important to provide them with it.

    I place a baking tray under the waterer to help collect as much of the drippage as possible.
  3. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    I used the bottom pan of a dog cage and placed some shavings on top, then their water dish. The shavings may get wet but at least the floor is protect. Just pull the pan out. empty it and replace with new shavings. [​IMG]

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