domestic-duck

A Guide to Common Duck Diseases
September 30, 2019 · · Feed & Health

Favorite Domestic duck breeds are generally extremely hardy and don’t often get sick as long as they are fed a healthy diet, given plenty of room to exercise and access …

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What Do Ducks Eat?

Favorite The number one question I always get from backyard chicken keepers thinking about adding some domestic duck breeds to their flock is “What do ducks eat?” Fortunately, ducks can …

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Types of Ducks For Eggs, Meat and Pest Control
March 14, 2019 · · Poultry 101

Favorite I’ve been raising various types of ducks alongside our chickens for years and have had ample opportunity to observe not only the interaction between the chickens and ducks, but also …

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Three Favorite Backyard Duck Breeds
March 14, 2019 · · Kids' Corner, Poultry 101

Favorite When you picture a flock of backyard ducks, you likely picture the large, white Pekin ducks, or the smaller, active brown-colored Mallards, but there are many more duck breeds …

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Saxony Duck Breed Profile
March 14, 2019 · · Poultry 101

Favorite The most often-recognized backyard duck breed is probably the snow-white Pekin duck, closely followed by the domestic mallard, which is mottled brown with blue wing tips. However, domestic ducks come …

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10 Facts About Ducks: Are Ducks the New Chickens?
March 14, 2019 · · Kids' Corner, Poultry 101

Favorite Over the last few years, keeping backyard chickens has become all the rage. Whether it’s wanting to know where their food is coming from, a desire to be more …

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Hatching Duck Eggs
February 22, 2019 · · Eggs & Meat

Favorite Hatching duck eggs is an awe-inspiring experience. Since domestic duck breeds rarely go broody (i.e. sit on fertile eggs until they hatch), using an incubator is generally your best …

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