Duck welfare can be safeguarded under a variety of management systems. The system used should be appropriate to its health, behavioural and physiological needs. Proper housing is essential in fulfilling these requirements.
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Keywords: ducks, housing, welfare, management, health, behaviour, flooring, litter, water