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Category: DUCKS

Do Ducks Need A Pond?

A lot of people want to know, Do ducks need a pond? Do you really have to provide a pond to raise ducks? Their are two common misconceptions regarding ducks and water. One is that you need to have a large pond or lake in your yard if you want…

What To Feed Ducklings!

The Secret To Happy Healthy Ducklings. If there is a number one, most important thing to raising healthy ducklings, it is getting the food and water right. If you have never raised ducklings before you may be wondering what to feed them.  A duck that is started with a healthy…

Make Your Own Nest/Nesting Boxes

Make your own nesting boxes I’ll bet you are asking yourself why I would want to make my own nest boxes. Well let me tell you about my flock: I’ve read on so many sites how you can have one nest box for anywhere from 4…

Deep Litter Duck And Chicken Run

The Deep Litter Method

The Deep Litter Method is a way to keep your duck and chicken coop run clean and healthy for your flock. Control the flies and keep your eggs clean. Plus it is much less work! It makes great compost for your garden! This is a must for your backyard or homestead flock.

Do you want a clean, healthy, easy to care for duck or chicken coop and run? Then let me tell you about the deep litter method.

What Is Molting And What Can You Do About It?

I’m Molting, I’m Molting That makes me think of the Wicked Witch Of The West from The Wizard of Oz. Oh, I guess that was melting. Well, when your chickens or ducks start to molt they kind of look like they are melting. But I digress…

How To Get Clean Water For My Ducks

Clean Water For My Ducks.

Automatic Clean Water for my ducks. Now I can go on vacation!

Keeping clean water for your ducks to drink  is an impossibility. Period! Thing 2 once told me that you provide fresh water foraffiliate links notice ducks, not clean water. Oh so true. It may be clean the instant it hits their pool (whatever type you have) but it won’t be clean for long. Chickens can dip their beaks into water and take a nice dainty sip. Not Ducks! Their idea of water is altogether different.

Raising Ducks – 101 Duckling Care

Raising Ducks         Basic Duckling Care     This Post Contains Affiliate Links. Thank you for your support.     Ducklings are so cute. But it is kind of like bringing home your first baby. Now what do I do? That’s where I was a couple of years ago…

10 Reasons To Raise Ducks!

So You Are Thinking About Raising Ducks You’ve seen the cute little ducklings and you think, that you would love to have a few ducks as an addition to your homestead or back yard. Maybe you are trying to decide between ducks and chickens. I’ve been…

10 REASONS NOT TO RAISE DUCKS

So you want to raise ducks. Are you sure? Here’s my story. My daughter (litterly) came home and said “can I keep them?” Mommy duck was hit by a car, orphaning 8-day old ducklings. I had to make a quick decision and that is what…

How To Predator Proof Your Ducklings

We brought the Ducklings to their new home The ducklings are at the adilecent stages and needed a bigger home so we got their outdoor pen all set up under some big pines and oaks to give them plenty of shade. We got the ducklings all settled into their new…

Raising Ducklings

Raising Ducklings Yes today is Berry Berry Good French Toast day. The scent of berry sweetness coming from the oven is making me drool, as I sit with my husband and sip coffee.mmmmmmm. Oh yes, back to the present.  It’s really so easy to make, just a…