Do you have a broody duck? Thinking of hatching out some ducklings? In our experience trying to hatch ducklings has been an emotional roller coaster with very mixed results and a story line to rival any daytime soap opera, full of death, heartbreak, betrayal and custody battles. We have hatched several clutches of eggs with […]
You’ve done all your research, have your brooder & coop in order….but how do you fill it? Your local feed store likely has a few options, local farmers might be another option if you live in a rural area. If you live in the suburbs though, your breed options are likely limited. There are so […]
They might be super cute, but are ducks right for you? Let’s take a look at the Duck Pros & Cons
It’s easy to hatch your own ducklings at home, with a very high success rate. Here’s how we hatch out hundreds of vigorous, fluffy ducklings every year.
What about ducklings? When you are a homesteader, the most common animal people add first is chickens. They are easy to take care of, give you fresh eggs, eat lots of bugs, and turn your kitchen scraps into compost. Why go any further and add more animals such as ducks? Aren’t they dirty and noisy?a […]
Everything you need to know about housing, feeding & caring for ducklings