I’ve had many questions about the details of my goose coop over the years. I’ve been asked why I built a separate goose coop, what does a goose coop need and was it difficult to build? I decided to answer those questions. The coop was built specifically for my 2 Sebastopol geese. It eventually became […]
Adding ducks to our homestead was a natural step after chickens. Well, at least to us it was. We wanted some personality, some different meat and a variety of eggs in case we decided to sell them. It was mind boggling to us how different they were in the beginning, and how fun they are […]
Considering adding ducks to your homestead? Ducks are friendly, hardy and can be useful for eggs and meat; however, their care can vary slightly from that of chickens. With a little special care, they can prove to be very valuable pets and livestock.
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!