How do you feed a mixed flock of poultry with differing food requirements? What can a chicken owner do when they want to add more chickens or even add ducklings into the mix? Let me give you a few pointers that have worked for our mixed poultry flocks.
Meet our broody hen, Margarita and her mate, Jimmy Buff. Margarita has recently become a broody duck and is sitting on a pile of eggs. Learn about the process and how to help take care of a broody duck while waiting for cute ducklings to hatch!
Raising ducks- my best tips to guide you towards successfully raising ducks. These tips include housing, feed, water, fencing and eggs. Ducks can make a great asset to your homestead!
When you first bring your new chicks home, or hatch out some eggs, you will need a place that the babies can call home. This is called a brooder and there are lots of different ways to create a brooder. I will share with you 6 ways you can create a brooder, maybe even out […]
Ever thought about adding ducks to your backyard homestead? This article goes over the benefits of having ducks in your backyard. Whether you want to raise your own meat, need pest control or are looking for an alternative to chicken eggs, ducks can do it all.
I have nineteen little beaked mouths I’m feeding right now. Of the nineteen, eight are currently laying. I have two hens who are brooding and nine little babes. If you know your profit & loss math, you can see I’m not in a great position right now. Because I ferment my feed, I’m currently breaking […]