If the idea of preparing a roasted duck recipe makes you nervous, you’re not alone. The first time I roasted a duck was in a class on Shaker cooking and I was one anxious cook.
Can chickens and ducks live together? Here are a few cautions and considerations if you’re considering keeping a mixed flock.
“We’ve kept chickens for years and had Rhode Island reds, leghorns and all sorts, at various times,” she says. “This time it was all about the eggs, so we went for the best layers. They lay all through the winter and summer alike!”
Curate your free range flock’s environment and eliminate what kills chickens, ducks, and other backyard poultry and learn how to flush poisoned birds.
Need some support with your flock? Take a look in one of our helpful poultry guides!