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Types of Ducks For Eggs, Meat and Pest Control
December 15, 2019 · · Poultry 101

Add to Favorites 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, …

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Tips for Raising Runner Ducks
March 14, 2019 · · Poultry 101

Add to Favorites Keeping Runner ducks combines the benefits of raising poultry with the entertainment of watching penguin-like bowling pins forage around the yard. After dabbling in call ducks, I …

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Raising Geese and Ducks on Pasture

Add to Favorites By Steve Edwards – The term “pastured poultry” usually brings to mind some type of free-range chicken enterprise. Chickens can be free-ranged for meat or egg production, but …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Keeping Ducks in Suburbia
March 14, 2019 · · Kids' Corner, Poultry 101

Add to Favorites Ducks can be charming companions in suburban backyards. As someone who never raised so much as a parakeet on her own, the idea that I could look out …

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Buying Spent Stock From a Poultry Breeding Farm

Add to Favorites Doug Ottinger – Purchasing spent breeders from a poultry breeding farm and hatchery can be a promising option for backyard poultry keepers. A small flock owner may …

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Common Poultry Abbreviations
March 14, 2019 · · Chickens 101

Add to Favorites From the day I first started keeping chickens I’ve constantly run across abbreviations used by other poultry keepers that “everybody else” seems to know. Poultry shows are …

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The Forest Duck

Add to Favorites By Stuart Sutton, United Kingdom For me the name “Forest duck” has always conjured up an image of an unusual, perhaps even mystical type of beast from long, long ago; however, …

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Incubating Duck Eggs with Chicken Eggs
February 22, 2019 · · Eggs & Meat

Add to Favorites If you have already tried incubating chicken eggs, you know how addicting it can be. Have you tried incubating duck eggs? And can you incubate duck eggs …

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Ask the Expert – February/March 2018
February 20, 2018 · · Ask The Expert

Add to Favorites Poisonous Plants I inherited eight hens when we bought our house. We also inherited a beautiful garden with a variety of plants. The hens have free range …

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Ask the Expert — December 17/January 18
December 20, 2017 · · Ask The Expert

Add to Favorites Sick Chicken One of my older chickens keeps shaking her head back and forth and then going around in a circle and losing her balance and falling …

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