Winter Watering/ Feeding Geese and Ducks... Plz Help!

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by kaceek, Oct 26, 2009.

  1. kaceek

    kaceek Out Of The Brooder

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    Oct 25, 2009
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    Hi!

    I have 2 Geese and 7 Ducks. I've been reading on here about people having their ducks feet freezing off from getting wet. So! We have a big creek and pond that they have access to when they are let out of their pen. Should I pen them up at night without water in their pen and only give them water when I let them out of their pen? Cause won't they get wet from being in the snow anyways? It is 25x25 outdoor pen with a shelter and 3 small houses (like dog boxes). We are also moving over a 6 by 6 coop over to their pen too. How long can they go w/o water? Like if I let them out from noon - 5 to drink water and eat, should they be provided with more time to eat and drink?

    I just don't know what to do!
     

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