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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Pekin Duck Breed: Everything You Need To Know

Pekin Duck Breed- Everything You Need To Know

The Pekin duck is among the most popular breeds kept in the United States, both in backyards and on homesteads across the country. Pekin ducks are a multi-purpose breed, meaning they have traditionally been raised for egg and meat production. The docile and sometimes affectionate nature of Pekin ducks has also earned them intense popularity […]

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How To Incubate Duck Eggs

incubate duck eggs

To incubate duck eggs in an incubator is more complicated than hatching chicken eggs the same way. Most incubators are designed to be used for both types of eggs. But, although it is fairly commonplace on homesteads, attempting to hatch both chicken and duck eggs simultaneously is often problematic.  While some duck breeds both lay […]

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Abacot Ranger Duck Breed: Everything You Need To Know

Abacot Duck Breed

The Abacot Ranger duck is a breed of domestic ducks that originated in the United Kingdom. They are known for being very tame and docile. They were originally bred as pets but have since been used to produce eggs. One of the more rare breeds of ducks, Abacot Rangers, has a gorgeous appearance and a […]

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Duck Eggs [Everything There Is To Know]

Duck Eggs

Are you a fan of eggs? If so, this article is for you! We’ll tell you everything you need to know about duck eggs, the alternatives to chicken eggs that are growing more popular by the minute.  These eggs are often touted as being healthier than chicken eggs, and many people also believe that they […]

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Black Chicken Eggs

black chicken eggs

You may have seen the beautiful black chicken eggs circulating the internet alongside a strikingly gorgeous all-black chicken and wonder, “Where can I get one?” Ebony-colored chicken eggs in your basket, on your social media feed, and of course, as a hard-boiled egg on the counter are the things chicken-lovers dream about. And, I hate […]

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So Your Thinking of Starting a Duck Farm Business

Duck Farm Business

You might be thinking about starting a duck farm business. Your new venture can be quite profitable, as long as the proper planning and animal husbandry tactics are used from the beginning stages of the process. Just like chickens, you can raise ducks for either meat or eggs – both. As a duck farmers you […]

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Heritage Duck Breeds

Heritage Duck Breeds

Heritage duck breeds date back to the early years of America when pioneering families and farmers required poultry birds that were exceptionally cold hardy, quality meat producers, and reliable egg layers.  Our pioneering ancestors and early American settlers could not go to the grocery store. They had to rely on what they could grow and […]

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Pros And Cons Of Raising Ducks

Pros and cons of duck raising should be carefully considered before investing in the purchase and husbandry set up for these adorable meat and egg birds – even if you just plan on keeping ducks as “farm pets.” Failing to look at both the plus and minus scale associated with raising ducks could easily result […]

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Can You Keep Ducks As Pets? Everything You Need To Know

Ducks are most commonly kept as egg and meat birds on homesteads or even in large backyards, but they can also be raised as entertaining and affable pets, as well. These adorable poultry birds can make great pets, as long as keepers do not expect them to behave like a pet store bird or a […]

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