Ducks are the new chickens.
More and more people are deciding to raise their own eggs. Most of them turn to keeping backyard chickens. But some people—a rising number—choose ducks instead.
That’s who we’re here for.
Ducks are every bit as cool and useful as chickens, and almost certainly cuter. They’re still underappreciated, but they’re gaining in popularity.
If you want to raise ducks, you’ve come to the right place.
There just isn’t enough information available online about ducks. Not yet, anyway. But our goal is to have a plethora of free, comprehensive guides to everything you could ever need to or want to know about ducks.
Got questions about eggs or egglaying? Here’s our basic guide to duck eggs and egglaying, and here’s the “Eggs” category.
Hatching ducklings? Check out our basic guide to duck breeding and duckling brooding or browse the “Breeding” category.
Want to learn about duck health? Here’s a list of 25 ways to keep your ducks healthy, and here’s our “Health” category.
Got questions about duck care and management? Browse our “Management” category.
Want to read anything and everything? Visit the blog to see every single post I’ve written.
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.”
Want to explore all the duck breeds? Check out our duck breed guide.
Planning a coop or run? Here’s our basic guide to housing ducks, and here’s the “Housing” category.
Want to learn about feeding ducks? Read our basic guide to feeding ducks or look at our “Feeding” category.