Chicken coops are common on the homestead websites. But duck houses are an equally necessary thing for people who have this activity of raising ducks. So if you want your little ones to grow up safe and not get into fights with the chickens with which they can share the same yard, it’s time you make the effort of building a quack shack! The DIY project showcased here can be expanded with two 3 foot tall, 4 and 8 foot long sections. It’s recommended to make it poultry screened. Just look how happy the ducks are, swimming in their little pool. Here are a few things to consider when you want to build a Duck House…
Some things to consider:
Size. Before you decide how fancy your duck house will be, figure out how large it needs to be.
Flooring. Duck houses can sit directly on the ground but should have a wooden or cement floor so predators can’t dig underneath to gain access.
Bedding. Pine shavings work fine for bedding, but other ducks prefer straw.
Ventilation. The house should be at least 3 feet tall, with vents along the top near the roof to allow for good air flow.
Entrance/Exit. The pop door to your duck house should be sufficient for two ducks to enter and exit at once.
Here they are the day we brought them home….
Another awesome idea for the duck houses!