Raising Ducks

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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 MUCH better than store-bought eggs. They say the meat at the store tastes like cardboard …

Duck Housing Basics

Happy-go-lucky ducks love playing in puddles while it’s raining. Nevertheless, it’s usually a good idea to have shed or house for your ducks to sleep in. On this page, I list five common ways to house your ducks, four reasons to have a house, and seven characteristics of a good …

Duck Breed Guide

The variety of duck breeds is astounding. Ducks come in every color, shape, pattern, and size you can imagine. When you first dive into the world of ducks, it can be difficult to decide which of these amazing breeds would be best for you. Determine what you want out of …