How to Introduce Ducks to Chickens — A Guide for New Duck Owners

How to Introduce Ducks to Chickens

Have you been planning to add waterfowls to your chicken flock? If something’s holding you back, we bet that the thought of how to introduce ducks to chickens is one of the things that put you in a dilemma. You may wonder how your existing flock may react and if keeping ducks and chickens is […]

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Best Feed For Ducks —Top Duck Feed Review and Buying Guide

Best Feed for Ducks

Ducks are omnivores that feed on both plants, insects, and crustaceans.  But what is the best feed for ducks that can help kickstart their growth and maximize their egg-laying capacity?  You may find some chicken feed advertised as suitable for ducks, but hold on before clicking the purchase button!  Waterfowls need more than just chicken […]

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What Ducks Eat: Everything You Need To Know

what do ducks eat

A slightly different focus today – ducks! More specifically, what should ducks eat, how you should feed them, what treats can you give them, and much more. As a small child, I can remember going to the riverside with my Mum to feed the ducks. Those ducks used to make me laugh with their antics […]

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Indian Runner Duck Breed: Everything You Need To Know

indian river duck

Indian Runner ducks boast one of the most distinctive body styles in the entire duck world. Members of this breed actually look a lot more like penguins or feathered bowling pins at first glance than either domesticated or wild ducks. But, unlike penguins, they do not waddle and can actually run rather quickly. When Indian […]

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How To Sex A Duck

How To Sex A Duck

You have finally researched why you should have ducks but now need help sexing them. Sexing ducks or even young ducklings is possible using a variety of simple to complex techniques. Depending upon the method you choose and your skillset, sexing of chickens can occur when they are merely days old. Once you discover what physical […]

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Buying A Duck: Top 10 Reasons You Should

holding a duck

Buying a duck is a big commitment, even if you only buy a handful of these adorable little creatures. Taking on the responsibility of caring for another life should never be entered into lightly. Before opening your wallet, you must KNOW that you have the time, space, and money to care for the ducks year-round […]

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Alabio Duck Breed: Everything You Need to Know About this Birds

Alabio Duck Breed

This breed offers the best of both worlds- it provides good quality eggs while delivering tender duck meat. But the Alabio duck breed is still underrated and unheard of elsewhere aside from its country of origin. If you haven’t heard of them yet, it’s not too late to learn about this breed. Today, we’ll introduce […]

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Khaki Campbell Duck: Everything You Need To Know

Khaki Campbell Duck- Everything You Need To Know

Khaki Campbell ducks are one the most popular domesticated breeds kept in the United States. This attractive breed was created by crossing Runner, Fawn, and Rouen ducks. Some historical accounts also indicate they crossed khaki Campbell ducks with wild Mallard ducks, but others do not. They are a superb multi-purpose duck breed for both large […]

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Domesticated Duck Breeds

Domesticated Duck Breeds

Domesticated duck breeds were all initially created from either wild Mallard ducks or wild Muscovy ducks. Through generations of breeding, we have created particular characteristics. This myriad of domestic duck breeds has been generated around the world.  We created some domesticated duck breeds specifically for meat production. Others were bred for quantity and quality egg-laying. […]

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What You Should Know About Raising Chickens And Ducks Together

chickens and ducks

It’s only a matter of time before a chicken lover decides it’s time to add a duck, or five, to the flock. With their adorable good looks and humorous farm antics, ducks are tough to resist. It quickly becomes a homesteading staple raising chickens and ducks together. It has been said that ducks are the […]

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