This Homemade Duck Pond Water Homesteading Project was made by an amazingly resourceful woman named “Jordie”. She has chickens, ducks, geese and they needed a place to cool and refresh themselves in cool water.
Jordie stated in her own words, “I did not take a picture of the framework but I should have. The frame I made, I used 2x2s and put a couple along the bottom for extra support. Then I draped my pond liner on my structure and filled it up with water. I hauled big rocks in my crappy little car and had it all before done before dinner”.
She also hauled those big rocks from her car and surround the edge of the pond holding the pond liner securely in place. The big rocks also add support to the structure of the pond as well as a walkway for the flock to easily get into the pond.
Jordie also commented that she created an underwater cage to house water plants. I think this was an attempt to stop ducks and geese from eating them to the base (roots) or moving them.
The ducks require water deep enough for them to submerge their whole head because they need to keep their mucous membranes moist. Having clean water available at all times is really important when keeping domesticated ducks on your homestead.
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