With who they should stay?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by muus, Feb 17, 2015.

  1. muus

    muus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi
    I have 2 pens, one bigger than the other. Now I have the mallards, geese and chikens in the big pen and the quails and exotic birds in the small pen with the mandarin ducks.
    The problem is that I don't know what pen is better for the mandarins. I'm going to put a small pond this weekend for the mandarins so they can copulate. If I let them with the ducks and geese they can have more place and more nests but the water should be cleaned every 3 days minimum, sometimes the mandarins have problems with a male mallard that is very aggresive with them, but that was when they haven't enough place, and if I let them with the quails I think they wouldn't have too much space and only one nest, but with more tranquility, also they would have the pond.
    This are the pens:
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    Big pen. With horse feeders and and bales of straw, without the mountain of straw and that doors at the bottom
    The pond would be situated were the straw mountain.

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    The small pen. Withour everything you see.
    The pond would be situated at the bottom right.

    What do you think?
     
  2. KevinLynch

    KevinLynch Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello, I wish you the best of luck! Where do you get your ducks?
     
  3. muus

    muus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you
    The most of my birds hatched on my hands and they have imprint.
    I bought the mandarins this winter in a bird exposition. For now are so tameand sometimes let me pet them, but not like the mallards.
    Thanks
     
  4. KevinLynch

    KevinLynch Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you!!!
     

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