wood duck shelter?

Discussion in 'Ornamental Fowl (Swans, etc.)' started by DuckDodgers, Nov 29, 2013.

  1. DuckDodgers

    DuckDodgers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so I have wood ducks and have a coop for my other ducks but the woodies refuse to go in. Is there any shelter I could make them for outside at night? It gets down in the teens most nights in the winter around here
     
  2. JJRS

    JJRS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Figure out where they roost at night. Build a "regular" ground box and place it there.
    Mine frequent ground boxes in a stand of scrub (trees) for day roosting and water roost at night.
     
  3. DuckDodgers

    DuckDodgers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok yeah I had noticed the sleep on the water even when it freezes! I could definitely build a ground box thanks.
     

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