16 Duck Breeds For Colorful Eggs!
Duck breeds

16 Duck Breeds For Colorful Eggs!

Sometimes, I lay awake at night and think about how great my flock would look with all kinds of different duck breeds.   (Well, maybe not really all night. I do like to sleep.)   Ducks are lovely creatures that make great pets – and they lay eggs! Lots of eggs (sometimes, more consistently than…

Duck Eggs: Nutrition & Buyer’s Guide
Duck Eggs

Duck Eggs: Nutrition & Buyer’s Guide

Blame it on the huge amount of nutrients or their deliciousness: It’s undeniable that duck eggs are becoming more and more popular for health nuts.   While most people think of chickens when they eat eggs, duck eggs are gradually making their way to kitchen tables everywhere.   And why not? They’re low in calories,…

Sexing Ducklings By Quacks
Ducklings | Ducklings

Sexing Ducklings By Quacks

  How to raise ducklings What do ducklings eat   Maat van UitertMaat van Uitert is a backyard chicken and sustainable living expert. She is also the author of Chickens: Naturally Raising A Sustainable Flock, which was a best seller in it’s Amazon category.  Maat has been featured on NBC, CBS, AOL Finance, Community Chickens, the Huffington…

How Long Do Ducks Live? Top Pet Breeds
Care | Ducks

How Long Do Ducks Live? Top Pet Breeds

Thinking of adding some of our web footed friends to your flock and wondering “how long do ducks live anyway?”   Well, it’s a pretty good question – after all, you want your new pets around for a while! Truthfully, ducks are wonderfully hardy creatures that are relatively easy and fun to care for.  …

Do Muscovy Ducks Make Great Pets?
Duck breeds

Do Muscovy Ducks Make Great Pets?

So you’re considering raising a domestic Muscovy duck? Well, you’re a smart cookie because they make great pets! And you get eggs!   This breed of duck, with its red face and friendly personality, is a great addition to any flock. You’ll get white eggs and get to watch them hatch ducklings. You’ll also get…

“What Do Baby Ducks Eat” Ultimate List Of Treats, Feed, Fruits, & Vegetables
Duck feed | Ducks

“What Do Baby Ducks Eat” Ultimate List Of Treats, Feed, Fruits, & Vegetables

Raising ducklings from day olds to maturity can be a tricky business. It’s a lot of work! A frequent question I’m asked is “what do baby ducks eat?” Knowing what you can and can’t feed your ducklings is critical to getting them through the first few weeks of life. Raising ducklings isn’t hard but they…