Duck enclosure to rabbit enclosure.

Discussion in 'Rabbits' started by kdalton324, Oct 20, 2017.

  1. kdalton324

    kdalton324 Well-Known Member

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    My wife and I are getting rid of our ducks this weekend. I have a 10x20 dirt floor pen that we used to keep them in. I was wondering if there were and suggestions on how to convert it into a rabbit enclosure.
     
  2. Fire-Man

    Fire-Man Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Rabbits Dig! Which keeps them cooler in the summer, they like to have their babies under ground if they can. Because of being on the dirt they stand a better chance of getting sick. I went into a "enclosure" that had some rabbits in it and the smell would knock you down---so I would not "enclose" it if I did that---just give them something to get under if it rained.

    I have mentioned this before---If I was going to have them on the dirt I would dig down some, place some chainlinked wire down and put mounds of dirt on top. But Having my rabbits on the ground is not something I would Do because of several reasons-----I want to control the breeding and handle the young as they are growing and do not want them walking all through their poop and urine, etc, etc, etc.
     

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    Fire-Man Well-Known Member Supporter

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    One other thing I wanted to add--Years back I did have my rabbits in a chainlinked pen. They were in covered top cages---I had slant drain tin under the cages---the urine went to a make-shift septic tank out back and I caught the poop on screens for the worm bins. The chainlink fence offered protection and when the Grands came I could place a couple rabbits on the ground for them to pet and not worry about the rabbits running away and have to chase them--LOL.

    A pic of one set-up I had.
     

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