What kind of gravel for muddy pen?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Goat_Walker, Oct 15, 2009.

  1. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

    Jul 9, 2008
    Well we are thinking of going to Froggy bottom and getting some gravel to fill in all the muddy spots in the duck pen because my mom doesnt like the smell. She wanted to put in those small brown rocks that peole use for their drive ways but i was thinking that would be too small and they might eat it - so any suggestions?

  2. seaneduck

    seaneduck In the Brooder

    Apr 30, 2009
    Pleasant Grove, Utah
    Pea gravel works great. You can get it at hardware stores, and the ducks are smart enough to not eat it, even though it's small enough that they could.
  3. rainplace

    rainplace Interstellar Duck Academy

    pea gravel
  4. thecochincoop

    thecochincoop Songster

    I have the small crushed limestone in my pens. $25 a scoop does one dog kennel and my town delivers [​IMG] (I dont' have a truck [​IMG] )
  5. nettie

    nettie Enslaved by Indoor Ducks

    Nov 20, 2008
    Chicago, IL
    pea gravel is really cheap, maybe 3 dollars for 50lbs? i use that in my outdoor hut for the ducks... they'll root around in it, but they won't eat it. luckily they aren't that dumb or goofy... lol

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