Ducks can’t vocalize their thoughts, so you probably wonder how to tell if a duck likes you. But the good news is it’s possible to know how it feels about your presence by observing its initiation or response to a cuddle, petting, and vocalizations. The key to knowing if your duck likes you are studying […]
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So you have your first-ever waterfowl and welcome him to his new home, but to your dismay, he won’t get near you and is too scared to approach you. Now you’re left wondering how to tame a duck and lure him to get close to you. We know it can be frustrating when you’re in […]
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Ducks are fascinating animals, and many people are curious about how they mate and reproduce. While it’s clear that ducks have some type of mating ritual, understanding the specifics can be quite tricky. In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at the male and female duck reproductive systems, as well as the mating […]
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Ahh, the sound of ducks quacking in the morning! You’ve heard it many times before, but lately, it’s been getting a bit too close for comfort, and you start to wonder: are ducks aggressive to humans? The answer is yes (and no). While duck behavior can become quite violent as they compete for resources, they […]
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You’re probably wondering how to breed ducks if you’re pondering adding them to your farm. Ducks can be an excellent addition to any farm, as they are resilient and easy to care for. Plus, they’re great providers of protein! Not only will having a few ducks on your property bring life and diversity to the […]
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You know that ducks can be an incredibly beneficial addition to your farm. Not only do they provide eggs and meat for the table, but they are also useful when controlling pests in your fields. Unfortunately, your sweet and docile birds may become hostile and attack each other, their hens, or even you. Let’s explore […]
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Do you want to add some ducks to your farm but aren’t sure they’ll be too noisy? Whether you’re trying to be respectful of your nearby neighbors or protect your own backyard peace and quiet, it’s a valid question to ask, especially if you’re in the research phase of adding ducks to your homestead. Lucky […]
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When do ducks start laying eggs? I challenge you to find something sweeter than a fuzzy, freshly hatched duckling. They are tiny, wobbly, and a joy to watch as they take their first swim. But, as an adaptation to the ever-posed question, “What came first, the duckling or the egg?” Your duck hens must begin […]
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How do you know if a duck is in pain? Truthfully, when I first introduced birds to our farm, I chose chickens as livestock animal number 1. I wanted eggs to eat and eggs to sell. For some time, I kept only chickens, that is, until I saw a neighbor’s fuzzy, goofy ducklings. From then […]
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If you’ve ever wondered whether your ducks recognize you as their owner, you’re not alone. It’s a common question among duck keepers, and it has a complex answer. Ducks are interesting creatures, and though they may not show it in the same way as a dog or cat, there is evidence to suggest that they […]
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