Friday, April 18, 2014

Raising Welsh Harlequin Ducks- Week 7- Moving Day

DOUG'S DUCKS 

Raising Welsh Harlequin Ducks- Week 7- Moving Day


Raising Welsh Harlequin Ducklings

On March 3, 2014 my Welsh Harlequin Ducklings hatched at Metzer Farms and arrived at my house on March 5, 2014. To view the Raising Welsh Harlequin Ducklings from the start- Arrival Day Click Here

Today is April 21, 2014 and the ducks are now seven weeks old.

For the past six weeks the ducks have lived in my garage, and I must admit that I am happy to see them go into the duck house.  The ducks seem happy about the move as well.

Approximate dimensions of the duck house:
10' high in the front
6' high in the back.  
The rest of the structure is 8' x8'

Approximate cost to build the duck house $1100.00:
Almost all building supplies were purchased at Lowes


The following are some pictures of the finished duck house.


THE FRONT- FACING WEST


THE BACK- FACING EAST
ON THE RIGHT IS THE WATER PORCH


THE WATER PORCH -INSIDE VIEW
THE WATER PORCH HELPS KEEP THE INSIDE DRY. AS THE WATER SITS ON HARDWARE CLOTH


SOUTH FACING SIDE



NORTH FACING SIDE



PEEKING INSIDE FROM THE OUTSIDE




Phase two- the duck run-  Stay Tuned