Raising Ducks

Raising Ducks

Raising Ducks

Raising Ducks

Why ducks?

Why would you own ducks? Why not chickens? Why not just buy eggs and meat from the supermarket? Why ducks? Most duck- and chicken-raisers say that the eggs from their own, healthy, naturally-raised ducks taste...
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Muscovy Duck

The Muscovy is a very unique breed of duck. In fact, it’s not even a true duck – it’s simply called a duck. The Muscovy is to the duck world what the donkey is to...
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How to Feed Ducklings

A proper diet is one of the most important parts of giving your new ducklings a healthy, happy start in life. Fortunately, it’s not rocket science. Here are the four components of a healthy, balanced...
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Raising Ducks is dedicated to the care of the wonderful, beautiful, hilarious, useful birds we call ducks. Welcome!

Our goal is to have an abundance of FREE knowledge and information concerning duck care: housing, feeding, breeds, hatching, record-keeping, profiting, managing, preventing problems, and more.

Are you still considering whether to raise ducks or not? Click to “Why Ducks?” and make up your mind!

Do you have your heart set on owning a flock, but are not sure what to do next? Click to “Planning The Flock.”

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Pekin Duck: Complete Breed Guide

The Pekin duck. Oh, we’ve all seen the Pekin duck. Many “city people” and other laypeople have hardly seen any duck but the Pekin (and...
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How to Feed Ducklings

A proper diet is one of the most important parts of giving your new ducklings a healthy, happy start in life. Fortunately, it's not rocket...
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How to Care For and Treat a Sick Duck

When sickness strikes a member of your precious duck flock, it’s like being struck by lightning. You’re sizzled by a high-voltage electric current of terror...
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Dutch Hookbill Duck

The most striking feature of the extremely rare Dutch Hookbill duck is, of course, its curved "Roman-nosed" bill. No other duck breed has a bill...
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Rouen Clair Duck

This is not the Rouen. The Rouen Clair is a totally different breed that has slipped out of the spotlight. It doesn't lay enough to...
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Cayuga Duck

The Cayuga is almost unmistakable, with its solid black bills and feet, and solid black feathers that are a beautiful luminescent green in bright light....
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