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Sprig

  • Joined Nov 2018
How many ducks in this house?
« on: October 21, 2020, 09:26:28 am »
How many (cherry valley) ducks would be appropriate in a 85x164cm house over night? They will be free ranging during the day. Thanks

Richmond

  • Joined Sep 2020
  • Norfolk
Re: How many ducks in this house?
« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2020, 10:19:34 am »
No more than 3 or 4 max. Ducks shuffle around a bit during the night and they also lay quite early in the morning so need a bit of space to make a nest in the corner.

Sprig

  • Joined Nov 2018
Re: How many ducks in this house?
« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2020, 10:57:08 am »
Thank-you.

doganjo

  • Joined Aug 2012
  • Clackmannanshire
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Re: How many ducks in this house?
« Reply #3 on: October 21, 2020, 11:32:45 am »
Agreed but they don't need as much shelter as chooks for instance - so an addition of some pallets securely fixed to your original duck house would allow you more. You will need to allow between three to five square feet of floor space per duck.(half to one square metre depending on breed)
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