How to Keep Ducks and Chickens in the Same Coop

How to Keep Ducks and Chickens in the Same Coop
If you’re considering adding some ducks to your flock, you may be wondering how well keeping ducks and chickens in the same coop works. What needs do they have that are similar? How are they different? Can chickens and ducks live together? Yes, with a few considerations. Can Chickens and Ducks Live Together? Here at Phillips Farm, we have been keeping ducks with chickens from the start. With a few modifications for the ducks, it has worked fine. Ducks and chickens have many similar needs which make housing them together logical. “They eat the same feed (there is waterfowl feed sold commercially specifically for ducks, but it’s often hard to find), enjoy many of the same treats, need the same predator protection day and night, and in the winter, the ducks’ added body heat can help keep the coop and chickens warmer,” says Lisa Steele, author of Duck Eggs Daily. Over

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