how-to-raise-ducks

A Guide to Duck Shelters for Winter
November 7, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites With their double coat of waterproof feathers over thick, warm fluffy down and a layer of body fat, ducks (regardless of duck breeds) are exceedingly cold-hardy. They …

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How to Raise Ducks in Your Backyard
September 29, 2019 · · Poultry 101

Add to Favorites By Dave Holderread – If you want an economical and steady supply of homegrown eggs that are nutritious and tasty, you’ll need a flock of backyard chickens, …

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A Quick Guide to Buying Ducks
September 21, 2019 · · Poultry 101

Add to Favorites Whether you are expanding your duck flock, adding to your chicken flock or are brand new to backyard duck keeping, buying ducks is fairly straightforward, but there are a …

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Can Chickens and Ducks Live Together?
August 3, 2019 · · Poultry 101

Add to Favorites “Can chickens and ducks live together?” is one of the most common questions I get from readers. Since I’ve been raising my chickens and ducks in the …

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Duck Eggs Vs. Chicken Eggs
April 26, 2019 · · Eggs & Meat

Add to Favorites Today I want to compare duck eggs vs. chicken eggs. How does a duck egg measure up compared to a chicken egg? How do duck eggs taste? …

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Top 10 Duck Raising Questions Answered

Add to Favorites By Alina Jumabhoy from New Life on a Homestead – While ducks are relatively easy poultry to raise and care for, they do still have specific requirements that need to …

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

Add to Favorites 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 …

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Raising Ducklings Eventually Leads To Combining Flocks

Add to Favorites By Lori Fontanes – If there’s one thing most waterfowl experts agree on when discussing raising ducklings and how to introduce ducklings to older ducks, it might …

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Hatching Duck Eggs: Can Chickens Hatch Ducks?
February 22, 2019 · · Eggs & Meat, Kids' Corner

Add to Favorites All of my experience hatching duck eggs led me to ask the question: Will chickens foster eggs from another species and raise them? The answer was, absolutely! …

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