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How Much Space Do Ducks Need?

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Whether you are doing it for pleasure or for practical reasons (a.k.a. meat and eggs), ducks are awesome animals to raise. But despite their cute and innocent appearance, ducks need specific care and attention to thrive. And while raising them is something that has definitely been growing in popularity in recent years, the unfortunate reality […]

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4 Reasons Why Ducks Chase Each Other

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You may be seeing your ducks chase each other around bodies of water, be it a pond, lake, or river. Yeah, they are fascinating creatures. While this behavior may seem like simple playfulness, there are actually several reasons why ducks chase each other. In this blog post, we will explore some of the reasons why […]

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The Best Duck Breeds for Beginners

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Are you a newbie duck keeper looking for the best duck breeds for beginners to start your flock? You’ve come to the right place! Ducks serve many purposes, including excellent backyard companions, but there is a wide variety of breeds to choose from. Knowing which duck breeds are best suited for beginners can save you […]

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How to Breed Ducks

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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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When Do Ducks Start Laying Eggs?

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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?

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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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Domesticated Duck Breeds

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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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