Sexing Ducklings By Quacks
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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…

Do Muscovy Ducks Make Great Pets?
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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…

Chicken Wire = Dead Flock?? Confessions from the Coop
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Chicken Wire = Dead Flock?? Confessions from the Coop

Someone commented on my latest YouTube video that if you use chicken wire, you’ll definitely lose your backyard chicken flock.   I think it’s funny when people say this or that will DEFINITELY happen – especially if “that thing” runs against the grain of their opinion.   When it comes to chickens and ducks, you…

Naughty Ducks! Confessions from the Coop (TM)
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Naughty Ducks! Confessions from the Coop (TM)

Yesterday, I noticed my ducks aimlessly wandering around the yard, which isn’t supposed to happen – I shut their run door.   Yet, there they were, happy as clams, playing in the horse waterers.   When I checked the coop, the door was open. Don’t ask me how.   https://www.instagram.com/p/BnujvMLl6qH/?taken-by=pamperedchickenmama But here’s what’s funny: NONE…

Ducklings That Spontaneously Reproduce?? Confessions From The Coop (TM)
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Ducklings That Spontaneously Reproduce?? Confessions From The Coop (TM)

So, either I can’t count, or the ducklings are spontaneously reproducing.   I’ll swear on the Bible that there were only 10 ducklings when they hatched, but they finally slowed down long enough yesterday for me to do a head count.   And there’s 11. Not 10.   So, I’m the proud owner of 16…